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Confederate (CSV)

Private

John Patton

(1834 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

An unmarried 27 year old merchant in Greenville, AL, he enlisted there as Private, Company G, 9th Alabama Infantry on 3 March 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

His service from the State of Alabama,1 as John Patten. Birth details from family genealogists.

His brother Matthew (1835-1904) was First Lieutenant (later Captain, POW Gettysburg) of the Company, but was absent at Sharpsburg, under arrest, charge not known.

Birth

1834 in AL

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=154866  [AotW citation 25763]