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Confederate (CSV)


John N. Sligh

(1842 - 1865)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: Holcombe (SC) Legion Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

A farmer on his father Jacob's farm in Newberry County, he enlisted as Private, Infantry Company H, Holcombe Legion on 7 January 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Richmond, VA and returned to duty. He was killed in action at Fort Stedman near Petersburg, VA on 25 March 1865.

References & notes

His service and other details thanks to Barry Truluck from his research in the US Census (1860), Sligh's Compiled Service Records (via Fold3), and the Roll 1 for Company H.




03/25/1865; Petersburg, VA


1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Company H, Holcombe Legion  [AotW citation 22110]