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Confederate (CSV)


John A. Mikles

(? - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was in Company E, 12th Alabama Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action and captured, probably at Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds in Frederick, MD on 3 October 1862. He was originally buried "on west side of and in the [Mt. Olivet] cemetery at Frederick" and probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett,1 as John Michaelds. A sketch of the regiment in the SHSP 2 has him killed outright on South Mountain. His memorial stones at Mt. Olivet are on Findagrave, and he may still be there.


10/03/1862; Frederick, 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 4854]

2   Southern Historical Society, and Rev. John William Jones, Robert Alonzo Brock, James Power Smith, editors, Southern Historical Society Papers, 52 Vols., Richmond: Southern Historical Society, 1876-1959, Vol. 33, pg. 202  [AotW citation 25692]