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Confederate (CSV)


John A. Pow

(c. 1842 - 1864)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 19 year old farmer from Oakland, Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company E, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was on furlough from 6 October to 20 January 1863. He was promoted to 2nd Corporal on 6 July 1863 but was killed at Cold Harbor, VA on 2 June 1864.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1


c. 1842


06/02/1864; Cold Harbor, VA


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 606  [AotW citation 24614]