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Confederate (CSV)


John Huckabay

(c. 1844 - ?)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was a 16 year old farm boy on his parent's place near Dawson in Terrell County, GA. He enlisted as a Private in Company H, 13th Georgia Infantry on 12 August 1861 at Richmond, VA.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot through the last joint of the middle finger of his left hand in action at Sharpsburg, MD on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was in a Richmond, VA hospital by 27 September and furloughed for 30 days on 3 October 1862. He was wounded again, near Fredericksburg, VA on 4 May 1863. He was on detached duty as a guard at Jackson Hospital, Richmond by 2 February and was back with his Company by the end of 1864.

After the War

By 1870 he was farmer near Dawson in Terrell County.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 online from fold3, and from Henderson,2 both also as John Huckaby. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860-1870.

He married Martha Moreland (1845-) in November 1864 in Terrell County and they had 3 children by 1870.

His brother Felix was also in Company H and wounded at Sharpsburg.


c. 1844 in 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 28495]

2   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 28496]