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Confederate (CSV)


John Collier

(? - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 56th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Mecklenburg, he mustered as Private, Company A, 56th Virginia Infantry on on 8 August 1861. He was wounded in action at Gaines' Mill, VA on 27 June 1862, hospitalized in Richmond, and given a furlough.

On the Campaign

He was listed as missing, and presumed killed in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Virginia Military Dead.1 Service and other details from William A. Young's 56th Virginia Infantry (roster, 1990) via the Historical Data Systems database.


09/14/1862; Turner's Gap, MD


1   Library of Virginia, Virginia Military Dead Database, Published 2002, first accessed 30 November 2012, <>, Source page: /vmd_Search.asp  [AotW citation 19036]