Leonidas Docitheus Connor(1828 - 1899)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
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.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured at Frederick, MD on 12 September 1862.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1.
|Birth Date: 11/10/1828 Place of Birth: Cokesbury, SC |
Death Date: 12/11/1899 Death Place: Cokesbury, SC Burial Place: Tabernacle Cemetery, Greenwood County, SC
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]
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