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Confederate (CSV)


John A. Henderson

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as a Private in Company F (later renamed E), 5th Alabama Infantry on 26 April 1861 at Livingston in Sumter County, Al.

On the Campaign

He was captured, possibly wounded, in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was held at Fort Delaware to 2 October, then sent to Aiken's Landing, VA for exchange (declared exchanged on 10 November). He was sick in a Richmond, VA hospital from 9 October to at least 2 April 1863. He was wounded in about October 1864 and sent home on furlough with no later military record.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 online from fold3; thanks to Miles Krisman for the pointer to him.


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 27984]