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Confederate (CSV)


John Elam McCaskill

(c. 1839 - 1864)

Home State: Mississippi

Education: U of Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 22 year old student at the University of Mississippi, Class of 1864, from Kemper County, he enlisted as Private in the "University Blues" - Company A, 11th Mississippi Infantry at Oxford on 26 April 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was killed on 2 June 1864, place not given.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Confederate Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database and The University Greys.1 College detail from the Catalogue of the Officers and Students of the University of Mississippi (1894).


c. 1839




1   Brown, Maud Morrow, The University Greys: Company A, Eleventh Mississippi Regiment, Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865, Richmond, VA: Garrett and Massie, Inc., 1940, pg. 73  [AotW citation 21337]