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Confederate (CSV)


John H. Wells

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Danville (VA) Artillery

Before Sharpsburg

A 22 year old farmer in Fairfax County, he mustered as 8th Corporal, Danville Light Artillery on 22 April 1861. He was wounded in action at 2nd Manassas in August 1862. He was promoted to 3rd Corporal on 30 April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Virginia Military Dead.1 Service and other details from Robert H. Moore's The Danville, Eighth Star New Market and Dixie Artillery (roster, 1989) via the Historical Data Systems database.


c. 1839


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Library of Virginia, Virginia Military Dead Database, Published 2002, first accessed 30 November 2012, <>, Source page: /vmd_Search.asp  [AotW citation 19033]