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Confederate (CSV)

Private

L. Samuel Austin

(c. 1829 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

A married 33 year old, he enlisted in Company B, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 3 April 1862 at Adams Run, SC. He was assigned duty at the hospital there as nurse, but left camp 20 April 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Davis1.

Birth

c. 1829; Cross Hill, Laurens District, SC

Death

09/14/1862 Fox's Gap, MD

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 15925]