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Confederate (CSV)


Johnson Nicholson Kilgore

(1840 - 1924)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 53rd Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Spalding County, he enlisted as a Private in Company A, 53rd Georgia Infantry on 28 April 1862 at Griffin, GA.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to CS General Hospital #21 in Richmond, VA on 27 September and furloughed for 60 days on 23 October 1862. He was back with his Company by February 1863 and present to at least February 1865 with no later military record.

After the War

By 1880 he was a farmer at Unionville, Monroe County, GA. In 1900 he was farming in Whitesburg, Carroll County. In 1900 he owned and operated a hotel/boarding house there.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 online via fold3, as J.N. Kilgore. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1880, 1900, and 1910; he's seen in some records as Jonathan N. Kilgore. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Fulvia Ann Boman (1847-1931) in 1865 and they had at least 8 children between 1867 and 1885.


05/02/1840 in GA


10/07/1924; Carroll County, GA; burial in Whitesburg Cemetery, Whitesburg, GA


1   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 27405]