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Confederate (CSV)


John F. Winters

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Manly's (NC) Battery

Before Sharpsburg

Age 19, from Johnston County, he enlisted as Private in Battery A (later Manly's), First North Carolina Light Artillery on 8 May 1861 in Wake County.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was accidentally struck in the head by an axe at Chester Station, VA on 10 February 1864. He was in a Richmond hospital for his head wound by March 1865 and was captured in a hospital on 3 April 1865. He took the oath of allegiance 30 June 1865 and was released.

References & notes

Service information from Moore 1 and North Carolina Troops.2


1   Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. 1, pg. 348  [AotW citation 21426]

2   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 21427]