John Duke

John Duke

Civil War (Confederate) · Confederate Navy · Seaman
Civil War (Confederate) (1861 - 1865)
Conflict Period

Civil War (Confederate)

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Branch

Confederate Navy

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Service Start Date

5 Aug 1862

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Service End Date

ca. Jan 1863

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Rank

Seaman

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Served For

United States of America

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Civil War (Confederate) (1861 - 1865)
Unit

Seventh Infantry (Cr-H)

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Conflict Period

Civil War (Confederate)

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Branch

Confederate Army

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State

Florida

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Rank

Private

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Service Start Date

14 May 1862

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Service End Date

5 Aug 1862

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Served For

United States of America

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Stories about John Duke

Biographical Sketch

    Private John Duke was born 1837.

    He was mustered into Confederate service on May 14th, 1862 when he was enlisted as a Private in Captain Smith’s Company (Key West Avengers), 7th Regiment Florida Infantry by Major R. B. Thomas at Tampa, Florida for a period of 3 years or the war.

    He was present on all rolls until his transfer to the C.S. Navy on August 5th, 1862 to serve in CSS Chattahoochee as a Seaman.

    Reported on sick furlough December 11th, 1862, requesting pay from June 30th to October 31st, 1862 at Leon County, Florida.

    He was recommended for discharge from military service by Acting Assistant Surgeon W. A. Lively at Fort Brooke, Tampa, Florida on January 13th, 1863.  He was diagnosed with rheumatism and general debility, due to torpid liver, enlarged spleen, and abdominal dropsy.  There is no further record of service after this date.

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    10/26/2013
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