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Confederate (CSV)


Samuel L. West

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Enlisted on 14 April 1861 at Clinton, SC in Company I, Third Infantry, and appointed 6th Corporal 6 June 1861. Promoted to 3rd Lieutenant 13 May 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was probably disabled by his wound and resigned 18 June 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Salley1,2.


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. 102 - 109  [AotW citation 12899]

2   Salley, Alexander S., Jr., compiler, South Carolina Troops in Confederate Service, 3 vols., Columbia: Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1913-1930, Vol. 2, pp. 519, 526, 542  [AotW citation 12927]