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Confederate (CSV)


John J. Bost

(c. 1842 - ?)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 46th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Rowan County, age 20, he enlisted as a Private in Company B, 46th North Carolina Infantry on 22 March 1862 in Salisbury, NC.

On the Campaign

He was reported missing as of 7 September 1862.

The rest of the War

In the February 1863 Company muster roll he was listed as "supposed to be dead." The June 1863 roll says he was "left sick on the Potomac on 7 September 1862, not heard from since." In October: left near Leesburg Va 7 Sept 1862 ..." and similar reports to October 1864, the last record in his file.

References & notes

Service information from Moore1 and his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3.


c. 1842; Rowan County, NC


1   Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. 3, pp. 294 - 304  [AotW citation 12780]

2   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 27781]