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Confederate (CSV)


John E. McCully

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company D, 17th South Carolina Infantry on 14 January 1862 at Camp Hampton near Columbia, SC.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was admitted to Chimborazo Hospital #3 in Richmond, VA on 1 November and died there of dysentery (or pneumonia) on 27 November 1862. He was 19 years old.

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.

His father S.S. McCully filed for his final pay in May 1863.


c. 1843


11/27/1862; Richmond, VA; burial in Catholic Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Blackstock, SC