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Confederate (CSV)


John P. Potts

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private in Company C, 23rd Georgia Infantry on 31 August 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Captured at Weldon Railroad, VA 18 August 1864. Paroled at Baltimore, MD and transferred to James River, VA for exchange in February 1865. Admitted to General Hospital at Howard s Grove, Richmond, VA 1 March 1865, and furloughed therefrom for 30 days 6 March 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1.


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/23rd_regt_inf.html  [AotW citation 12367]