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Confederate (CSV)


John Thomas Moorhead

(1839 - 1912)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 22, a worker on his father's substantial farm at Goudeysville (or Goudie's Ville) in the Union District, he enlisted as Private, Company F, 15th South Carolina Infantry on about 1 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

After the War

By 1880 and to at least 1910 he was farming on his own at Goudysville.

References & notes

His service from the Roll 1 and the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census for 1860-1910. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Nancy Ann Brown (1843-1930) and they had 9 children between 1864 (James Longstreet Morehead) and 1886.


06/29/1839; Union District, SC


01/16/1912; Union County, SC; burial in El Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Gaffney, SC