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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Henry S. Wingard

(1844 - 1899)

Home State: South Carolina

Education: Newberry (SC) College

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Enlisted in Company E, Third Infantry at Columbia, SC on 18 April 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Wounded again at Knoxville, KY on 18 November 1863. Reported on the roll of 30 June 1864 as in the hands of the enemy. Kept at Camp Morton, Indianapolis, IN, and discharged after the surrender in 1865.

After the War

He was a Lutheran pastor and theologian; serving at Bethlehem Lutheran, Pomaria, SC and Ebenezer Church, near Savannah, GA. In 1883 he was secretary of the Board of Trustees for Newberry College. At the time of his death he was vice president of the United Synod of the South, and president of the Board of the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Mount Pleasant, Charleston, SC.

References & notes

Basic information from Salley1. Further details from items collected from the Newberry Observer of 1878 to 1905 by Edith Greisser, Newberry County, South Carolina Genealogy Trails. He has a brief entry in Appleton's Annual Cyclopedia (1900).

Birth

1844; Lexington County, SC

Death

12/1/1899 Savannah, GA; burial in Springfield, GA

Notes

1   Salley, Alexander S., Jr., compiler, South Carolina Troops in Confederate Service, 3 vols., Columbia: Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1913-1930, Vol. 2, pp. 380 - 434  [AotW citation 12960]