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Confederate (CSV)


Luther Buford Wheeler

(1834 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted at Lexington, SC on 1 July 1862 in Company H, Third Infantry, from Newberry District.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Salley1,2. Details and his middle name from family genealogists.


1834; Newberry, SC


09/13/1862 Maryland Heights, 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. 102 - 109  [AotW citation 12896]

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. 515  [AotW citation 12926]