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Confederate (CSV)


Patrick Claffey

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company F, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 30 January 1862 at Columbia, SC.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was sent to Fort McHenry and on to Fortress Monroe, VA, where he was exchanged 9 November 1862. He was ill in Virginia hospitals in May - July 1863 and assigned as nurse at Howards Grove Hospital, Richmond in August. He returned to duty in October, but furloughed for illness again in December. He was listed as unfit for field service after January 1864 and detailed as a nurse in Richmond. He was captured there on 3 April 1865.

After the War

He moved to Cohoma County, MS.

References & notes

Basic information from Davis1.


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 15947]