William E.C. FulmerHome State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company F, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 30 January 1862 at Columbia, SC.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Fox's Gap.
The remainder of the War:
Held at Fort Delaware, he was sent to Aikens Landing, VA and exchanged on 9 November 1862. He returned to his Company in January 1863. He was mortally wounded by gunshot to his left lung at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863 and captured there. He was treated at Letterman General Hospital, Gettysburg, where he died on 14 August 1863.
After the War:
He was originally buried on the Camp Letterman grounds, but removed and reinterred at Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, SC on 10 May 1871.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1.
Death Date: 08/14/1863 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 15972]
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