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Confederate (CSV)


B. F. Cain

(? - 1865)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as a Private in Company H, 13th Georgia Infantry on 8 July 1861 at Griffin, GA.

On the Campaign

He was appointed 4th Sergeant on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was 3rd Sergeant when he was captured at Fisher's Hill, VA on 22 September 1864 and was a prisoner at Point Lookout, MD by 1 October. He was admitted to the post hospital with chronic diarrhea on 26 January 1865 and died there on 9 February 1865.

References & notes

His service from Henderson1 and his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


02/09/1865; Point Lookout, MD; burial in Point Lookout Confederate Cemetery, Scotland, MD


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 7297]

2   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 28331]