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Confederate (CSV)


John Layette Kilgrove

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted at age 21 in Orange County, NC in Company C, 6th North Carolina Infantry on 1 May 1861. He was wounded in action at Gaines Mill, VA on 27 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded and captured in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was held at Ft. McHenry, MD until paroled, then exchanged 10 November 1862 at Aiken's Landing, VA. He was reported as deserting on 8 November 1864 near Newtown, VA.

References & notes

Basic information from Iobst1. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the volume, extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW.


c. 1840


1   Iobst, Richard William, and Louis H. Manarin, Wade Lucas, The Bloody Sixth : the Sixth North Carolina Regiment, Confederate States of America, Raleigh: North Carolina Confederate Centennial Commission, 1965, pp. 320 - 335  [AotW citation 6328]