(1842 - 1924)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Enlisted at age 20 from the Spartanburg District in Company K, Third Infantry on 14 April 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
Wounded again in action at Fredericksburg, VA 13 December 1862. Returned to his Company 7 July 1863, and transferred to Company D in 1865. Paroled at Greensboro, NC in April 1865.
References & notes
More on the Web
See a post-War photograph of Brewton and his wife Rhoda Eugenia Rhodes from family researcher Steve Brooks on RootsWeb.
02/27/1842; Woodruff, SC
10/17/1924 Pisgah, AL
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. 117 - 125 [AotW citation 12911]
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. 553 [AotW citation 12923]