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Confederate (CSV)


John W. Bird

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 22nd North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 21, from McDowell County, he mustered as Private, Company K, 22nd North Carolina Infantry on 5 June 1861 in McDowell County.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action near Shepherdstown, VA (now WV) on 20 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds about 30 September 1862, place not given.

References & notes

Service from the Roster 1 via the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave, which has his death on 20 September.


c. 1840; McDowell County, NC


09/30/1862; burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond, VA


1   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-  [AotW citation 19281]