Note: Missouri Infantry; Commanded Companies C & F, after fall of Vicksburg;wounded once by gunshot; captured at Battle of Blakely, 9 April 1865and remained prisoner until the close of the war.
Specifics of Military Service:
Enlisted 20 December 1861, St. Clair County, Missouri
Elected 6 January 1862 to 1st Lieutenant
Elected 8 May 1862 to 2nd Lieutenant, muster roll shows Sr 2ndLt, Co.C, 3 Reg't Missouri Infantry
Elected 6 November 1862 to Captain, muster roll shows Capt, co. C, 3Reg't Missouri Infantry
Roster of Officers of Cockrell's Brigade for Novenber 1863
Register of Way Hospital, Meridian, Mississippi with complaint ofwound, admitted 10 February 1865. Wound was received in right arm byminnie, severly.
Captured at Blakely, Alabama on 9 November 1865
Roll of Prisoners of War received at Ship Island, Mississippi, 16April 1865
Roll of Prisoners of War transferred from Ship Island, Mississippi toVicksburg, Mississippi, 28 April 1865
Prisoners of War at New Orleans, Louisiana, confined 30 April 1865,after transfer from Ship Island, exchanged 1 May 1865
Roll of Prisoners of War, paroled at Jackson, Mississippi, 19 May1865.
John's land was valued at 500.
Taught school for eleven years, receiving $15 a month, then raised to$60; until Civil War.
John was taken to Ray County, Missouri by his parents.
Note: Served in Confederate Army for Four years; Captain, Company C, 3rd
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