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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Leonidas Docitheus Connor

(1828 - 1899)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

He was in the Junior Class at South Carolina College in 1848-49. He enlisted in Company A, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 22 July 1862 at Columbia, SC at age 33.

On the Campaign

He was captured at Frederick, MD on 12 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the US General Hospital #1, Frederick, MD, sent to Fort Delaware, and then to Aikens Landing, VA where he was exchanged on 10 November 1862. He was listed as absent without leave in December 1862. No later record.

After the War

He had a drug store in Hodges, SC and a store in Greenwood, SC.

References & notes

Basic information from Davis1.

Birth

11/10/1828; Cokesbury, SC

Death

12/11/1899 Cokesbury, SC; burial in Tabernacle Cemetery, Greenwood County, SC

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 15950]