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 John D Kell

John D Kell

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Death 8 Jan 1914 (aged 69–70)
York, York County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Sharon, York County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 111954523 · View Source
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John, age 18, enlisted in the Confederate States Army on 13 August 1861 at Yorkville, South Carolina. He was mustered as a Private in Company B, 12th South Carolina Infantry. He was wounded on 1 July 1863 during the Battle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania and taken prisoner. He was later paroled. From April through October 1864 he was detailed as an "ambulance driver" and returned to duty 25 November 1864. He was again captured on 2 April 1865 and was held a prisoner of war at Hart's Island in New York. He signed the Oath of Allegiance on 16 June 1865 at Hart's Island, New York. His place of residence was listed as York District, South Carolina and he was described as fair complexion, light hair, blue eyes, and height 5 feet and 7.5 inches tall.


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  • Maintained by: Cousins by the Dozens
  • Originally Created by: Anna
  • Added: 7 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111954523
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John D Kell (Jan 1844–8 Jan 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111954523, citing Woodlawn Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Sharon, York County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Cousins by the Dozens (contributor 46904925) .