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Confederate (CSV)


John H. Shannon

(? - 1862)

Home State: Tennessee

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Tennessee Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as a Private, Company K, 7th Tennessee Infantry about 15 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by a gunshot to his head in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 21 September 1862, place not given.

References & notes

His service from Lindsley,1 who has him as Strannon and says he was killed at Shepherdstown on 20 September, and the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. His wound and other details from William Thomas Venner's The 7th Tennessee Infantry in the Civil War (2013).




1   Lindsley, John Berrien, The Military Annals of Tennessee. Confederate, Nashville: J.M. Lindsley, 1886, pg. 264  [AotW citation 25416]