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Confederate (CSV)


John McBee

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Possibly from Pickens County, he enlisted as a Private in Company E, 23rd Georgia Infantry on 31 August 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 20 Septemnber 1862. Originally buried "in Mrs. Hoffman's barn field near Boonsboro, 150 yards N. W. of the barn". Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1. Service data from Henderson's Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia via Fincham2. Not found in 1860 US Census of Pickens County, GA.


9/20/1862; Boonsboro, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD


1   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 4835]