Issac G. Austin(c. 1834 - 1864)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company B, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion at age 27 on 5 December 1861 in Columbia, SC. He served as a Hospital Steward in April 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 14 September 1862 at Fox's Gap.
The remainder of the War:
He was on furlough through December 1862. He was wounded severely, in the chest, in action at Chickamauga, GA on 20 September 1863, and was in the hospital in Atlanta, GA. He was killed in action at Spotsylvania, VA on 8 May 1864.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1.
|Place of Birth: Cross Hill, Laurens District, SC |
Death Date: 05/08/1864 Death Place: Spotsylvania, VA Burial Place: Confederate Cemetery, Spotsylvania, VA
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 15924]
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