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Confederate (CSV)


John Thomas

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as a Private in Company D, 23rd Georgia Infantry on 31 August 1861 at Camp McDonald in Kennesaw, GA.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

His mother Rebecca (Jasper, GA) filed for his final pay of $102.13 in January 1863, and it was sent to her in August 1863.

References & notes

His service from Henderson1 and his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3.


09/14/1862; Turner's Gap, MD


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 2, p. 1039  [AotW citation 30044]

2   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 30045]