Andrew T. Harllee(1835 - 1906)
Home State: South Carolina
Command Billet: Company Commander
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th South Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Marion, he had fought in "Bloody Kansas" (1856-57), briefly studied the law, and was employed at the US Department of the Interior in Washington until shortly after South Carolina went out of the Union in December 1860. He was appointed Assistant Quartermaster at the rank of Captain serving around Charleston until the fall of Fort Sumter. He then enlisted as Private in Company I of the 8th South Carolina Infantry, seeing action at First Manassas. He was elected 2nd Lieutenant of his Company in October 1861, and Captain in the reorganization of April 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded - shot through both legs - on Maryland Heights at Harpers Ferry on 15 September while carrying the colors.
The remainder of the War:
He continued in service with his Company, wounded again at Gettysburg (July 1863) and at Bean's Station in December.
After the War:
After the War he was a "bachelor and professional farmer" at his plantation near Little Rock, SC.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Bio details from Kershaw's Brigade1 and from collected obituaries (transcribed by Helen B. Moody from microfilm at the Dillon Library, Dillon, South Carolina).
|Birth Date: 06/19/1835 Place of Birth: Marion County, SC |
Death Date: 01/31/1906 Death Place: Tampa, FL Burial Place: Harllee Cemetery, Dillion County, SC
1 Dickert, D. Augustus, History of Kershaw's Brigade, Newberry (SC): Elbert H. Aull Company, 1899, pp. 149, 482-44 [AotW citation 1155]
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