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Confederate (CSV)


George Lester

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Enlisted in Company H, Third Infantry, from Newberry District on 1 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 13 September 1862 on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry.

The rest of the War

Probably again wounded at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862, and furloughed afterward.

References & notes

Basic information from Salley1. Possibly same as George Washington Lester (1833-1909), born Greenville County, SC.


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. 102 - 109  [AotW citation 12889]