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Confederate (CSV)


John F. Kinney

(1825 - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: Cobb's (GA) Legion, Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was a 33 year old farmer at Watkinsville, Clarke (now Oconee) County, GA. He enlisted in Athens, GA as a Private in Company D of the Infantry Battalion, Cobb's Legion, on 5 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

His widow Agnes filed for his final pay in February 1863.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 online from fold3, also as John F. Kenney. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860. His memorial in Bogart Baptist Church Cemetery, Bogart, GA is on Findagrave.

He married Mary Agnes Jackson (1818-1902) in June 1848 and they had 3 children.


1825; Clarke County, GA


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


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 30519]