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Confederate (CSV)


John W. Bentley

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as a Private in Company D, 13th Georgia Infantry, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

His grandmother B. Bentley filed for his final pay in May 1863.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 online from fold3, also as John W Bently, mixed in with records for James W. Bentley. He's not found in Henderson.2


Date not known; Crawford County, GA


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


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 28401]

2   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 28402]