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Confederate (CSV)


John W. McKennin

(c. 1843 - 1864)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was an unmarried 18 year old overseer from Summerfield, AL when he enlisted as Private on 26 April 1861 in Company C, 4th Alabama Infantry.

On the Campaign

Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

Present with his Company in action in most engagements to the Wilderness, VA, where he was killed on 6 May 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1. His name is also seen as John W. McKenning.


c. 1843 in SC


05/06/1864; near Fredericksburg, VA


1   State of Alabama, State Archives, and Dr. Edwin C. Bridges, director, and staff, Alabama Department of Archives & History, Published c.2000, first accessed 08 July 2005, <>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 15618]