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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Nathan Pinkney Brooks

(c. 1831 - 1863)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

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.

On the Campaign

He was captured 12 September 1862 at Frederick, MD.

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from Davis1.

Birth

c. 1831

Death

01/14/1863 Danville, 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 15936]