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Confederate (CSV)


John A. Millican

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Oglethorpe County, he enlisted as a Private in Company K, 6th Georgia Infantry on 10 July 1862 in Richmond, VA.

On the Campaign

He was listed as missing in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862, but had been captured on South Mountain on 14 September.

The rest of the War

He was paroled at Boonsboro on 4 October and briefly at Fort McHenry in Baltimore before he was sent on to Fortress Monroe, VA on 17 October for exchange. He was admitted to a Richmond hospital on 21 October and furloughed for 30 days on 25 October 1862. He may have been in Georgia on furlough as late as March 1863, but was present for duty to at least 30 April 1864, the date of the last known roll.

References & notes

Service information from Henderson1 and his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3. His status at Sharpsburg in a casualty list for the Regiment printed in the Southern Recorder (Milledgeville, GA) on 21 October 1862.


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 1, pg. 830  [AotW citation 21206]

2   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 27811]