Adolphus Augustus Fuller(1835 - 1863)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as Corporal in Company B, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 5 December 1861 at Columbia, SC at age 26. He was promoted to 5th Sergeant by January 1862 and to 2nd Lieutenant on 20 June 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded and captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Fox's Gap.
The remainder of the War:
He was sent to Aikens Landing, VA and paroled on 2 October 1862. He was admitted to the Moore Hospital, Richmond, VA one 6 October, and paroled home on 28 October 1862. He was in and out of Richmond Hospitals until returning to duty in May 1863. He was mortally wounded by canister rounds in the sternum and groin in action at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863. He died there 15 July and was buried on Breams Farm.
After the War:
His remains were removed and reinterred at Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, SC on 10 May 1871.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1. Details from family genealogists.
|Birth Date: 03/10/1835 Place of Birth: Laurens District, SC |
Death Date: 07/15/1863 Death Place: Gettysburg, PA Burial Place: Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, 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 15967]
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