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Confederate (CSV)


Alexander Hamilton Fleming

(1841 - 1883)

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 at about age 21.

On the Campaign

He was wounded and captured in action on 17 September 1862 at Fox's Gap.

The rest of the War

He was sent to the US General Hospital #4 at Frederick, MD, then to Eckington US Army General Hospital, Washington, SC. He was paroled there, date not given. He was admitted to the Winder Division hospital #4, Richmond, VA on 20 October, and was absent, wounded to 25 February 1863. He was paroled at Greensboro, NC on 2 May 1865 as 2nd Lieutenant, Company E, 3rd South Carolina Infantry.

After the War

He "died suddenly", probably from lung disease, at the Winnsboro Hotel at about age 42, leaving a widow and two children.

References & notes

Basic information from Davis1. His gravesite is on Findagrave, source of additional details in a clipping from The News and Herald, Winnsboro, SC, 20 February 1883. His stone is engraved A. Hamilton Fleming.




02/19/1883 Winnsboro, SC; burial in Saint Johns Episcopal Cemetery, Winnsboro, 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 15962]