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Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant Colonel

John Clarke L. Mounger

(1809 - 1863)

Home State: Georgia

Command Billet: Commanding Regiment

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 51 year old lawyer in Quitman, he was appointed the original Major of the Regiment in June 1861 and was elected Lieutenant Colonel on 15 April 1862.1

On the Campaign

He commanded the regiment in Maryland.

The rest of the War

He was killed at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863.1 His son Thomas was with him at his death and another son, John, was nearby, both in the Army.

References & notes

His memorial in Laurel Grove Cemetery North in Savannah is on Findagrave.




07/02/1863; Gettysburg, PA


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Mounger, J C L  [AotW citation 214]