S. C. ShifletHome State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as Private in Company C, 16th Georgia Infantry on 13 July 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
Received by Provost Marshal General, Army of Potomac, a Confederate deserter, March 29, 1865. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government and furnished transportation to Washington, D. C. April 4, 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1.
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/16th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 12196]
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