Henry Lewis Hitt"Ludie"
(1844 - 1895)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
An unmarried 17 year old, he enlisted in Company A, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 5 December 1861 in Columbia, SC.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action at Fox's Gap on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Held at Fort Delaware, he was sent to Aikens Landing, VA and exchanged on 2 October 1862. He was ill and in hospitals in Virginia or on furlough on several occasions between November 1862 and December 1864, when he was discharged.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1.
|Birth Date: 12/12/1844 Place of Birth: Cross Hill, SC |
Death Date: 05/01/1895 Death Place: Cross Hill, SC Burial Place: (First) Baptist Cemetery, Cross Hill, 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 15989]
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