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Confederate (CSV)


John R. North

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

The ward of his uncle Samuel Pinkney Thurmond (1820-87, lawyer and legislator in Athens, GA), he enlisted as a Private in Company C, 18th Regiment Georgia Infantry June 14, 1861. Transferred to Company B, 16th Regiment Georgia Infantry July 26, 1861. Appointed Sergeant. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant June 27, 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.

References & notes

Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1. Family history from notes on the Thurmond Papers at the University of Georgia.


09/14/1862; Crampton's Gap, MD


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/16th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 12180]