Nathan Pinkney Brooks(c. 1831 - 1863)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
A married 31 year old from the Laurens District, he enlisted in Company C, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 2 December 1861 in Columbia, SC.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured 12 September 1862 at Frederick, MD.
The remainder of the War:
Held at Fort Delaware, he was sent to Aikens Landing, VA and exchanged on 2 October 1862. He was in the CSA Hospital, Richmond, VA in December 1862 with rheumatism, and the General Hospital, Danville, VA with "variola" (Smallpox). He died there on 14 January 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1.
Death Date: 01/14/1863 Death Place: Danville, 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 15936]
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