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Confederate (CSV)


B. W. Wells

(? - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Enisted as Third Corporal, Company F, Third Inantry from the Laurens District on 14 April 1861 and mustered into Confederate Service at Columbia, SC on 6 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was appointed First Corporal on 1 October 1862. Wounded again, in action at Fredericksburg, VA and died 31 December 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Salley, Jr.1,2.




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. 70 - 91  [AotW citation 12855]

2   Salley, Alexander S., Jr., compiler, South Carolina Troops in Confederate Service, 3 vols., Columbia: Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1913-1930, Vol. 2, pg. 462  [AotW citation 12873]