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Confederate (CSV)


John Calvin Stovall

(1830 - 1899)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted at Columbus as a Private in Company K, 2nd Mississippi Infantry Battalion on 1 May 1862.

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 a hospital in Culpeper, VA on 2 October. On 5 December 1862 he was detailed as a shoemaker at Columbus, GA, and was there to at least January 1865.

After the War

By 1870 and to at least 1880 he was a farmer in Morgan County, AL.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Military Service Records,1 via fold3, filed under 48th Mississippi Infantry. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1870 and 1880. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

More on the Web

After Sharpsburg he and others of his Company signed a petition on behalf of their Lieutenant, Thomas Lipscomb.


12/22/1830; Lawrence County, AL


06/02/1899; Attalla, AL; burial in McCauleys Chapel UMC Cemetery, Gadsden, AL


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 29005]