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Confederate (CSV)


John Buckley

(c. 1845 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A steamboat man from St. Louis, He enlisted in Company C, 14th Louisiana Infantry at age 16 on 1 June 1861 in New Orleans.

On the Campaign

He was wounded and captured in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was admitted Oct. 10th, 1862 to No. 5 US Army General Hospital, Frederick, MD. Sent to the General Hospital at Ft. McHenry, MD Oct. 13th, 1862. Paroled and sent to Fortress Monroe, VA for exchange,then exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA on Nov. 10th, 1862. He was promoted to Sergeant, date not stated. He was again wounded, in action at Chancellorsville, VA in May 1863, but was back with his Company in July. He was on detail to Richmond, VA from September - December 1863. He was captured at Chancellorsville, VA on 17 August 1864 and sent to the Old Capitol Prison, Washington, DC on Aug. 20th, 1864. Received at Elmira, NY on Aug. 29th, 1864. Paroled at Elmira, Feb. 25th, 1865, and sent to James River for exchange.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.


c. 1845 in OH


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 2, pg. 172  [AotW citation 13180]