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Confederate (CSV)


J. F. Scoggin

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as a Private in Company B, 13th Georgia Infantry on 8 July 1861 in Griffin, GA.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg, MD on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to 3rd Corporal by August 1864 and was with his Company to at least February 1865, the last record in his military file.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 online from fold3, also as J.F. Scogin and Scroggins, and from Henderson.2

Possibly the J.F. Scoggin who was born about 1838, son of James Israel and Cynthy Harris Scoggin of Meriwether County, 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 28580]

2   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 28581]