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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Hugh W. Aiken

(c. 1846 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

An unmarried 16 year old farmer, he enlisted in Company G, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 6 February 1862 in Columbia, SC.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Fox's Gap.

The rest of the War

Held at Fort Delaware, he was sent to Aikens Landing, VA and exchanged on 2 October 1862. Died 10 October 1862 at the General Hospital #20, Richmond, VA of typhoid fever.

References & notes

Basic information from Davis1.

Birth

c. 1846; Monticello, SC

Death

10/10/1862 Richmond, VA

Notes

1   Davis, Sam B., A History of the 3rd South Carolina Volunteer Infantry Battalion (James Battalion): 1861-1865 , Wilmington (NC): Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2009, pp. 68-71, Roster  [AotW citation 15920]