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Confederate (CSV)

Captain

Sherod Luther Leaphart

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as First Sergeant, and was appointed 3rd Lieutenant, Company A, Second Infantry on 22 May 1861. Promoted 2nd Lieutenant 15 March 1862, and elected Captain on the reorganization of 13 May 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Returned to his Company by June 1863. Wounded and captured in action at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863. Imprisoned at Johnson's Island, OH afterward.

References & notes

Basic information from Salley1.

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. 11 - 49  [AotW citation 13038]