Home State: Mississippi
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enlisted at Columbus as a Sergeant in Company K, 2nd Mississippi Infantry Battalion on 1 May 1862.
On the Campaign
He was in action with his Company at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
Company K was converted to cavalry and attached as Company F to the 8th (Wade's) Confederate Cavalry (2d Regiment, Mississippi and Alabama Cavalry) in January 1863. He was with them to the end of the war, and was surrendered and paroled at Hilsboro, NC on 3 May 1865.
References & notes
His service from his Compiled Military Service Records,1 via fold3, filed under 48th Mississippi Infantry and 2nd CS Cavalry, as J.K. Strickland. His presence at Sharpsburg from a petition he and others of his Company signed on behalf of Lieutenant Thomas Lipscomb.
He may be the J.K. Strickland (1833-1909) buried in Lowndes County, MS.
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 29009]