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Confederate (CSV)

Private

John F. M. Gassett

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 53rd Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Newton County, he mustered as Private, Company H, 6th Georgia State Troops on 21 October 1861 and was discharged on 21 April 1862. He then re-enliste and mustered as Private, Company E, 53rd Georgia Infantry on 12 May 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds, date and place not given.

References & notes

Service from the Roster 1 via the Historical Data Systems database.

Notes

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 19676]