John J Sikes

John J Sikes

Civil War (Confederate) · Confederate Army · Private E-1
Civil War (Confederate) (1861 - 1865)
Conflict Period

Civil War (Confederate)

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Branch

Confederate Army

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State

Florida

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Unit

Sixth Infantry (R-Sp)

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Service End Date

22 Oct 1863

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Rank

Private E-1

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Company

Company A ("Davidson's Company", "Florida Guards")

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Service Start Date

4 May 1862

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Served For

United States of America

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Stories about John J Sikes

Biographical Sketch

    Private John J. Sikes was born ca. 1844 in Florida.

    In 1860 he was living near Bristol, Liberty County, Florida, at his father Edward’s residence along with his mother Elizabeth.  John had two older sisters and one younger brother.

    He enlisted on May 4th, 1862 at Rico’s Bluff, Liberty County, Florida in Captain Davidson’s Company.  John was present with the company from the date of enlistment through September 19th, 1863.  During that period, he pulled police duty on the streets at Knoxville, Tennessee on August 22, 1863 and was relieved on August 23, 1863.

    He was mortally wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 20th, 1863 and sent to the Fairground Hospital # 1 at Atlanta.  John died of his wound on October 22nd, 1863, and is interred at Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia.

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