28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry

1861 - 1865

Burial Sites - Company D

Pvt. John Wesley Chapman - Company D, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. John Wesley Chapman enlisted as a private on February 27, 1862. He was wounded in the right foot, necessitating amputation above the knee, at Seven Pines, Virginia on May 31, 1862. He was at home on wounded furlough at the close of the war. He was born on October 3, 1839 and died on June 20, 1903. He is buried in the Shiloh Methodist Church Cemetery in Canton, Georgia.

Burial information from the Georgia Division UDC Confederate Graves Roster and submitted by David Butler.

Photos: Cliff Ragsdale
1st Sgt. John Ragsdale - (1831-1892) Company D, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. From Cherokee County, Georgia. 1st. Sergeant, August 27, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him at home on sick furlough. No later record. Buried in the Landmark Baptist Church Cemetery (in the NW quadrant of the site) in Holly Springs, Georgia.

Photos courtesy of Cliff Ragsdale, great-great-grandson of Sgt. John Ragsdale.


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