(1828 - 1915)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: Holcombe (SC) Legion
He was Captain, Company I of the Holcombe Legion (Infantry).
On the Campaign
He was present in action at Boonsboro and Sharpsburg in September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was wounded in action at Petersburg, and was in a hospital in Richmond, VA to the end of the War.
After the War
He was a farmer living in Beech Springs, Spartanburg County to at least 1880.
References & notes
Thanks to descendent Ron Viskozki for the pointer to Captain Bishop and his picture. There is a film copy of the portrait at the Library of Congress, made between 1870 and 1910. His basic service information from Soldiers.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave. His birth/death place is seen as Standing Stone Creek in some records. He had at least 16 children, 9 before the War.
08/25/1828; Stone Creek, SC
01/29/1915 Stone Creek, SC; burial in Bishop Cemetery, Boiling Springs, SC