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John N. Agerton
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Birth: 1837
Burke County
Georgia, USA
Death: Dec. 11, 1864

Residing in Burke County, Georgia at the time of enlistment. Enlisted on April 16, 1862 as a Private in the 48th Georgia Infantry, Company D. POW on July 2, 1863 at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Died as pneumonia as a POW.

Co. D, 48th GA Inf.
John William Agerton was born in 1837 Burke Co., GA to Thomas & Mary (Dye) Agerton, and died 11 Dec 1864 in Elmira Prison. John William was enlisted 04 March 1862 at Waynesboro, GA by Capt John A. Harlow from Grahamville, SC. Admitted to Lovingston Hospital in Winchester, VA on Apr 27, 1862 with Dysentery, discharged 06 May 1862. Admitted to CSA General Hospital, Danville, VA 25 Sept 1862 with Debilities. Returned to duty 17 Jan. 1863. Captured 02 July 1863 at Gettysburg, PA. Taken to Ft. McHenry, MD 05 July 1863. Taken to Ft. Delaware, Del. 06 July 1863. Taken to Point Lookout, MD 22 Oct 1863. Transferred to Elmira, NY Prison 17 July 1864. died 11 Dec 1864 of Pneumonia at Elmira Prison. Grave # 1109, Woodlawn National Cemetery, Elmira, NY. John Wm. married Elmira Cox 11 Dec. 1856 in Burke Co., GA. John Wm. died on their 10th wedding anniversary, and the Army failed to notify the widow of his capture at Gettysburg. On her yearly pension re-application under the section which read, "full particulars of husband's death, when, where, and from what cause". Her yearly answer was "He went into battle at Gettysburg, PA on or about 02 July 1863, and was never seen or heard from afterwards." Elmina died in 1905 never learning the fate of her husband. 
 
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Burial:
Woodlawn National Cemetery
Elmira
Chemung County
New York, USA
Plot: CSA, 0, 1058
 
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Record added: Feb 25, 2000
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