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Confederate (CSV)


John A. Rhea

(? - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 37th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as Private, Company A, 37th Virginia Infantry on 16 May 1861 in Goodson (now Bristol), VA. He was commissioned Lieutenant, date not given.

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 not given.

References & notes

Basic service from Rankin1 via the Historical Data Systems database. His wound and rank details from a casualty list in the Abingdon Virginian of 3 October 1862 online from the Library of Congress.




1   Rankin, Thomas M., 37th Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg: H.E. Howard, Inc., 1987  [AotW citation 21743]