William Winston Grumbles(1842 - 1917)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company E, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 2 January 1862 at Columbia, SC at age 20.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded and captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Fox's Gap.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1. His gravesite is on Finagrave, but lists him as Wellington Winslow Grumbles. His stone is inscribed W.W. Grumbles.
|Birth Date: 07/14/1842 Place of Birth: Laurens District, SC |
Death Date: 08/14/1917 Burial Place: 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]
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