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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Henry Linden Curry

(c. 1843 - 1863)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

An unmarried 19 year old from the Laurens District, he enlisted in Company D, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 1 December 1861 in 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 treated at a US General Hospital, Frederick, MD, the at the Methodist Church Hospital, Alexandria, VA. He was sent to Fortress Monroe, VA on 31 October and exchanged at Aikens Landing, VA on 2 November. He was then at Howards Grove Hospital, Richmond, VA with pneumonia, and returned to duty on 27 November 1862. He was killed in action at Chickamauga, GA on 20 September 1863.

After the War

He was originally buried on the battlefield, but removed in 1867 or 1869 by the State of Georgia and buried at the Confederate Cemetery, Marietta, GA.

References & notes

Basic information from Davis1.

Birth

c. 1843; Laurens District, SC

Death

09/20/1863 Chickamauga, GA; burial in Confederate Cemetery, Marietta, GA.

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 15955]