John Ambrose Wharton
|Also Known As:||"Dock"|
|Birthplace:||McNairy County, Tennessee, United States|
|Death:||Died in McNairy County, Tennessee, United States|
|Occupation:||Capt. in Wilson's Tennessee Cavalry|
|Managed by:||Private User|
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About Capt. John Ambrose Wharton (CSA)
He initially served with Co F of the 13th Tennessee Infantry. He was severely wounded at the Battle of Shiloh. Later he was made a Captain in Wilson's Tennessee Cavalry. He and four of his men were killed by Col. Fielding Hurst in McNairy County TN in mid '63.
U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865 about J A Wharton
Name: J A Wharton
Rank at enlistment: Sergeant
State Served: Tennessee
Service Record: Enlisted in Company F, Tennessee 13th Infantry Regiment.
Sources: Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service Records
Hurst's Wurst: Colonel Fielding Hurst and the Sixth Tennessee Cavalry U.S.A. Page# 40 http://books.google.com/books?id=rJvqlufCzzEC