J.J. York was enlisted August 13, 1863 by Lt. Kiser in Cobb County, Ga. He served in Company D, 24th Battalion, Georgia Cavalry.
When the 7th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry was organized through the consolidation of The 24th and two other units, Pvt. York was assigned Co. I of the 7th.. Listed as present on the rolls through July and was absent after August 6th. No reason given.