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Confederate (CSV)


John M. Shaw

(c. 1837 - ?)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 24, he enlisted and mustered in Fayette County, MS on 28 May 1861 as a Private in Company D, 19th Mississippi Infantry. He was sick in hospitals from April to 5 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the thigh in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was on wounded furlough to at least February 1863. He was absent again, sick in hospitals, from March to 21 May 1863, and detailed to the Provost Guard from 6 November 1863 to October 1864 due to disability. He was paroled at Louisa Courthouse, VA on 1 June 1865.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Military Service Records (CSRs),1 online from fold3. His Sharpsburg wound also on a casualty list in the New Orleans Times-Picayune of 29 October 1862.


c. 1837


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 29800]