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Confederate (CSV)


W. D. Oswalt

(? - 1863)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Enlisted in Company G, Third Infantry, from the Laurens District on 1 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded and captured in action on 13 September 1862 on Maryland Heights, MD, near Harpers Ferry.

The rest of the War

Reported on muster roll as in hospital through at least February 1863. Died (possibly in Federal prison) before August 1863.

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 12862]

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. 484  [AotW citation 12867]