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Confederate (CSV)


John Hampden Bagby

(c. 1842 - ?)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Mobile, he enlisted as Private, Company E, 3rd Alabama Infantry on 23 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was with his Company on the Overland Campaign of 1864. He surrendered with the army and was paroled on 7 June 1865 at Mobile.

References & notes

His service from the State of Alabama.1 His wounding on South Mountain from a casualty list for Rodes' Brigade in the Montgomery Weekly Advertiser of 8 October 1862. His 1864 service from Alfred C. Young's The Complete Roster and Service Records of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia during the Overland Campaign (2019). Personal details from family genealogists, at least one of whom has his birthplace as Louisa, VA.

He married Susan E. M. Dossey (1842-1885) and they had at least one child.

His father Arthur Pendleton Bagby was Governor of Alabama from 1837 to 1841 and a US Senator from 1841 to 1848. His half-brother Arthur, Jr. (1833-1921; USMA 1852) was a Confederate Cavalry General in the Trans-Mississippi Department.


c. 1842; Claiborne, AL


1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <>, Source page: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=6392, etc.  [AotW citation 25588]