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Confederate (CSV)


Jason Vander Tipton

(1837 - 1892)

Home State: Florida

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Florida Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private in Company C, 5th Florida Infantry on 14 March 1862 at Camp Leon, FL.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the thigh and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD, on 12 October and transferred to Baltimore the next day. He was exchanged and furloughed home on 26 October 1862 and was discharged for wounds on 10 December 1862 in Florida.

After the War

He was a farmer in Colquitt in Miller County, GA to at least 1880, and was a clergyman there.

References & notes

Service from Biographical Rosters of Florida's Confederate and Union Soldiers 1861-1865 (via the Historical Data Systems database). His wound and hospital details from the Patient List.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


08/31/1837; Henry County, AL


01/21/1892; burial in Tipton Cemetery, Greenwood, FL


1   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #979  [AotW citation 20029]