John R. Womack

First Name: John
Middle Name(s): R.
Last Name: Womack
Co. G, 5th Mississippi Infantry and Co. D, 8th Mississippi Cavalry
Residence (County): 
Choctaw County, MS

John R. Womack (b. ca. 1838) was a Choctaw County farmer. He enlisted in August 1861 and served in Co. G, 5th Mississippi Infantry, along with his uncle and cousin, M. S. Womack ,Sr. and Jr. He is listed absent sick from June 1862 through all of 1863 and was eventually dropped from the rolls of that regiment. Meanwhile, he had enlisted in Co. D, 8th Mississippi Cavalry in September 1863 and was taken prisoner at Ripley, Mississippi on December 4. He was confined at Alton, Illinois and later at Fort Delaware. He was released on June 11, 1865.

Authored Letters

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ID Letter Datesort descending Author Recipient From To
14975 Hunter8 March 18, 1862 John R. Womack George W. Womack Tuscumbia, AL Choctaw County, MS

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