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Confederate (CSV)


Richard Caspar Simpson


(? - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Enlisted at age 22 in Company A, Third Infantry, from the Laurens District. Promoted 3rd Corporal prior to Sharpsburg.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

References & notes

Basic information from Salley, Jr.1, who lists him as R. Caspar Simpson. His first name from family genealogists. His cousin of the same name was also possibly in the Regiment and killed in 1864.


09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD


1   Salley, Alexander S., Jr., editor, Tentative Roster of the Third Regiment, South Carolina Volunteers, Confederate States Provisional Army, Columbia: Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1908, pp. 4 - 17  [AotW citation 12841]