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Confederate (CSV)


Arthur Pierce Butler

(1843 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Enlisted on 14 April 1861 in Company I, Third Infantry. Promoted 3rd Corporal after 30 June 1861.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Salley1,2, who has him as A. Pierce Butler and Pierce M. Butler. Further details from family genealogists.


06/18/1843; Laurens County, 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 12900]

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. 524, 529  [AotW citation 12928]