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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Henry Lewis Hitt

"Ludie"

(1844 - 1895)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

An unmarried 17 year old, he enlisted in Company A, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 5 December 1861 in Columbia, SC.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action at Fox's Gap on 14 September 1862.

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from Davis1.

Birth

12/12/1844; Cross Hill, SC

Death

05/01/1895 Cross Hill, SC; burial in (First) Baptist Cemetery, Cross Hill, SC

Notes

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]