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Confederate (CSV)


John Lyle

(1824 - 1908)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From the Chester District, he enlisted as Private, Company A, 17th South Carolina Infantry on 18 November 1861 in Columbia.

On the Campaign

He was in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862 and at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

He was with his Company through the war. He was captured near Petersburg, VA on 25 March 1865 and held at Point Lookout, MD until released on 28 June 1865.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records with his presence at "Boonsboro" from Colonel McMaster's list for the 17th South Carolina (Confederate States Army Casualty Lists and Narrative Reports, RG 109, NARA), both online from fold3. His gravesite is on Findagrave.




12/18/1908; burial in Edgemoor ARP Church Cemetery, Edgemoor, SC