Wednesday, January 02, 2013

John McMillan, 12th., Georgia, C. S. A.

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John McMilla.

Birth: Unknown.
Death: May 6, 1862.
Burial: Marshallvill City Cemetery, Marshallvaill, Macon Georgia.

Captain John McMillan went into service as captain of the Davis Rifles, Company C, Twelfth Georgia Regiment, He was killed in the memorable battle of McDowell, Va., May 8, 1862, where the regiment lost four captains and four lieutenants killed on the field, and two hundred and fifty non-commissioned officers and men killed and wounded in action. There was not a more accomplished or braver officer in the regiment. He was a man of fine character, kind to his men, and beloved by every one. In his death the regiment lost one of its best and most competent officers.

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