Barney F. Hill(1848 - 1905)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company A, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 5 December 1861 at Columbia, SC, not quite 14 years old. He was detached to man a battery at Pineberry, SC in February 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was left sick at Buckeystown, near Fredrick, MD and captured there on 27 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was furloughed home and returned to duty 11 January 1863. He was wounded slightly, in the hand, in action at Chickamauga, GA on 20 September 1863. He was detailed as a nurse to the Wayside Hospital, Greenville, TN in January 1864. He was paroled at Greensboro, NC on 2 May 1865 as Private, Company F, 3rd South Carolina Infantry.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1.
|Birth Date: 02/18/1848 |
Death Date: 08/1905 Burial Place: Old Bethlehem Methodist Cemetery, Waterloo, 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 15987]
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