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Confederate (CSV)

Private

James Ira Brewton

(1842 - 1924)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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

Basic information from Salley1,2, who lists him as J. Ira Brewton. Further detail from family genealogists.

More on the Web

See a post-War photograph of Brewton and his wife Rhoda Eugenia Rhodes from family researcher Steve Brooks on RootsWeb.

Birth

02/27/1842; Woodruff, SC

Death

10/17/1924 Pisgah, AL

Notes

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]