Henry Linden Curry(c. 1843 - 1863)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
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.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Fox's Gap.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1.
|Place of Birth: Laurens District, SC |
Death Date: 09/20/1863 Death Place: Chickamauga, GA Burial Place: Confederate Cemetery, Marietta, GA.
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]
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