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Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant

John H. Craig

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Sergeant, Company G, 5th Alabama Infantry on 27 April 1861 and was commissioned First Lieutenant, date not given.

On the Campaign

He commanded his Company and was wounded in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862. He was left on the field and later reported dead.

References & notes

His service from the State of Alabama.1 His command and wounding on South Mountain in a casualty list for Rodes' Brigade in the Montgomery Weekly Advertiser of 8 October 1862, as J.N. Craig.

Notes

1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=42152  [AotW citation 25623]