Historical Rosters Database
John CapertonRoster ID 1572
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1864|
|Biography & Genealogy:||John Caperton, Class of 1864: Born- ca. 1844. Matriculated from Union, WVa. At VMI 6 months. Military Record: Enlisted Aug. 19, 1862, for 3 years as Private, Co. A, 13th Battalion, Va. Light Artillery (Capt. G. G. Otey '55 Battery; Capt. D. N. Walker's Battery). Sick at Union, WVa., on Nov. 1862. Jan-Feb 1865, return shows detailed as Battalion Ordnance Sgt. On list of POWs paroled May 11, 1865. Post War Record: Farmer. Kin to Caperton, GH '51. 1st cousin of Caperton, A '67. Died- Oct. 31, 1867.|