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Confederate (CSA)


John W. Gibson

(c. 1838 - ?)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: Cobb's (GA) Legion, Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

Age 24, he enlisted at Bowdon, GA as a Private in Company B, Cobb's Legion Infantry Battalion on 23 March 1862.

On the Campaign

He was reported missing in action at Crampton's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was still listed as missing to December 1862 with no later Company record.

References & notes

His service from Hugh W. Barrow in the roster appended to his book Private James R. Barrow and Company B, Cobb's Legion Infantry (1996) [pdf] and his Compiled Service Records,1 online from fold3.


c. 1838


1   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 27862]