Historical Rosters Database
John Henry WilsonRoster ID 662
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1857|
|Biography & Genealogy:||John Henry Wilson, Class of 1857: Born- March 27, 1837. Matriculated from Buchanan, WV. At VMI 1 year. Military Record: Enlisted April 19, 1861 in Richmond for 1 year as Pvt, Company G, 12th Va. Transferred May 20, 1862 to Company C, 12th Battalion Va Light Artillery (Capt J. L. Eubank's Company; Capt O.B. taylor's Company). To Ordly Sgt at unknown date. In hospital (Richmond) 1-8 June 1864 (dysentery). On forage detail February 1865. Paroled at Appomattox. Unofficial source says he was Lt. No official record of his holding such grade found. (Paroled is as Ordly Sgt.) Post War Career: Lived in Alexandria, Va. Express company agent. Died- ? In Alexandria, Va.|