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Confederate (CSV)

Private

John Caswell

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

An unmarried merchant from St. Johns, New Brunswick, Canada, he enlisted as Private, Company B, 9th Alabama Infantry on 23 May 1861 in Guntersville, AL. He was severely wounded at Gaines' Mill, VA on 27 June 1862 but returned to duty by August.

On the Campaign

He was listed as missing in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862, with no further record, probably killed.

References & notes

His service from the State of Alabama.1

Birth

c. 1840 in IRELAND

Death

09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD

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=31779  [AotW citation 25752]