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Confederate (CSV)


Barney F. Hill

(1848 - 1905)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

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.

On the Campaign

He was left sick at Buckeystown, near Fredrick, MD and captured there on 27 September 1862.

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from Davis1.




08/1905; burial in 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]