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Confederate (CSV)


John A. McLeod

(1837 - 1909)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as 2nd Corporal in Company C, 6th South Carolina Infantry on 2 July 1861 in Ridgeville, SC. He was slightly wounded at Seven Pines, VA in 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded (probably in the left leg) in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He returned to duty in January 1863 and was promoted to 2nd Sergeant that Spring. He was wounded again, in the hand on 10 May 1864 and in both thighs on 19 June 1864.

After the War

He was a fisherman in Sumter County, SC at the 1880 Federal Census and was a farmer in Carpenter, FL by 1900.

References & notes

His service and personal details thanks to Barry Truluck, from his research in the US Census (1860, 1880, 1900), McLeod's Compiled Service Records (via Fold3), a Company Roll from the Confederate Rolls of South Carolina 1, and the South Carolina Compiled Marriage Index (1641-1965). His memorial is on Findagrave.

He married Clara J. Lockhart (1841-1905) in 1859.




05/16/1909; burial in Cypress Community Cemetery, Cypress, FL


1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898  [AotW citation 21821]