John A. Baxter

John A. Baxter

First Corporal, Company A, 40th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, CSA

Born April 4, 1834 in Madison County, Georgia

Promoted to First Corporal March 10, 1862

Captured July 4, 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi

Paroled July 6, 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi

Deserted in 1864

Took the Oath of Allegiance to the United States June 14, 1864 in Louisville, Kentucky and released to remain north of the Ohio River during the War

Died August 31, 1925

Buried at Dallas City Cemetery, Confederate Avenue, Dallas, Georgia

Click here to see his Confederate Pension Records