Valley of the Shadow

From Compiled Military Service Records at National Archives

Personal Information

Name: John Berry McGuffin
Birthplace: Virginia
Date of Birth: September 16, 1837
Physical Description: --
Prewar Life: --

Enlistment Records

Date of Enlistment: April 17, 1861
Place of Enlistment: Staunton
Age at Enlistment: --
Occupation at Enlistment: Clerk
Conscript Or Substitute: --

Service Information

Rank: Pvt.
Company: L
Transfer Company: --
Regiment: 5th Va. Inf.

Military Service Record

Promotions: To 1st Sgt. 05-01-1862
Transfers and Other Services: Transf. to Co. F 04-26-1862; to 33rd Regt. Va. Inf. c. 05-00-1863 as QM Sgt.; to Co. D 33rd Regt. as Orderly Sgt. 09-01-1863
Muster Sheet: --
Captured: --
Missing in Action: --
Prison: --
AWOL (Absent without Leave): --
Deserted: --
Discharge: --
Paroled: --
Notes: Wartime letters are in Alderman Library University of Virginia

Casualty Information

Killed in Action: --
Wounded in Action: September 19, 1864; Winchester
Died of Disease: --
Died of Wounds: September 19, 1864
Hospital: --

Other Information

Personal Life: Sweetheart was Miss Heist
Postwar Life: --
Date of Death: --
Place of Death: --
Burial Place: Mt. Hebron Cemetery Winchester in Heist lot
Cause Of Death: --
Epitaph: --
Dwelling # (1860 Census): --
Family # (1860 Census): --