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Confederate (CSV)


Robert Leland Henry

(1833 - 1910)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

A married 24 year old from the Laurens District, he enlisted as Corporal in Company E, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 2 January 1862 in Columbia, SC. He was appointed Sergeant Major on 1 March 1862, and elected 2nd Lieutenant on 30 April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded severely in the "lower extremities" in action at Fox's Gap on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Furloughed through at least February 1863, he resigned on 1 April 1863 for wounds. He was on detached duty in Laurens County to the end of the War.

After the War

A member of the state Constitutional Convention in 1895, he was living at Rapley's, Laurens County in 1904.

References & notes

Basic information from Davis1.


06/14/1833; Laurens District, SC


11/10/1910; burial in New Harmony 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 15985]