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Confederate (CSV)


John Calhoun Whitehead

(1842 - 1910)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company G, 16th Georgia Infantry on 20 July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the left leg and captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.

The rest of the War

Exchanged. Admitted to General Hospital at Petersburg, Va. Dec. 4, 1862. On wounded furlough Dec. 19, 1862 - Aug. 30, 1863. Elected 1st Lieutenant, Co. K, 18th Georgia Cavalry May 2, 1864. Paroled at Athens, Ga. May 8, 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1. Further detail from family genealogists.


1/25/1842; Jackson County, GA


3/24/1910; Winder, Barrow County, GA


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 12242]