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Confederate (CSV)


John Charles Burkett

(1843 - 1925)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 19 year old farm worker in Fair Play, Pickens District, he enlisted as a Private in Company H, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 1 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was in a hospital in Richmond in September 1864 with no further military record.

After the War

In 1870 he was farmer in Fork Township, Anderson County, SC. By 1880 he was in Grayson County, TX. He farmed there near the town of Tom Bean to at least 1900.

References & notes

His service from Swain,1 as John C. Burket. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census for 1860 to 1900. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Carrie E Bruce (1847-1920) and they had 2 children.


02/1843; Pickens District, SC


08/26/1925; Tom Bean, Grayson County, TX; burial in White Mound Cemetery, Tom Bean, TX


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 453  [AotW citation 24446]