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Confederate (CSV)


William Winston Grumbles

(1842 - 1917)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company E, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 2 January 1862 at Columbia, SC at age 20.

On the Campaign

He was wounded and captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Fox's Gap.

The rest of the War

Treated at the US General Hospital, Baltimore, MD, then sent on to Fortress Monroe, VA, where he was exchanged 1 November 1862. He was in General Hospital #7, Richmond, VA then furloughed home for 40 days with "vulnus (wound) sculpet". He was back with his unit, and present on the rolls for November 1863 and June 1864.

After the War

A farmer, he was living in Young's Township, Laurens County in 1903.

References & notes

Basic information from Davis1. His gravesite is on Finagrave, but lists him as Wellington Winslow Grumbles. His stone is inscribed W.W. Grumbles.


07/14/1842; Laurens District, SC


08/14/1917; burial in Durbin Creek Baptist Cemetery, Fountain Inn, 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 15978]