Pvt. Butler was present on roll calls until late June when he became sick. He entered Raleigh General Hospital with acute colitis. On August 12th J.J. Butler died.
Dated March 17, 1865 from the Quarter Master Department, Raleigh, N.C. , is a list of J.J. Butler's effects and it appears to been sent to Co. H 7 Ga Cav. Included : 1 pr pants, 1 vest, 1 shirt, 1 pr drawers, 1 pr shoes, 1 pr socks, 1 hat, 1 blanket, 1 canteen for a total value of $60.00.