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Confederate (CSV)


John Robert Howard

(1843 - 1917)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company D on 27 April 1861 at age 17.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the thigh in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

Promoted to Corporal sometime before August 1864. Hospitalized at Charlottesville, VA on 18 October 1863 with a gunshot wound (date and place of wound not recorded, but likely 14 October at Bristoe Station). Surrendered at Appomatox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Wilson1. Some detail from the US Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors Database. Service details from Company D muster data posted online by Tom Sutton, Jr. Life dates from family genealogists.




12/06/1917; Lenoir County, NC


1   Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15  [AotW citation 9877]