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Confederate (CSV)


John B. McDonald

(1833 - 1897)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Moore County, he was conscripted and enrolled in Company C, 3rd North Carolina Infantry on 20 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot to his left leg and captured in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was exchanged in February 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Moore.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

More on the Web

See a letter he wrote home in August 1862, transcribed and hosted online by Griff at Spared & Shared.




12/25/1897; burial in Bethesda Cemetery, Aberdeen, NC


1   Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. 1, pp. 89 - 92  [AotW citation 6027]