Andrew C. McConnell(1833 - 1864)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company G, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 6 February 1862 at Columbia, SC at age 28. He was appointed Corporal on 1 May 1862.
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 returned to duty on 12 November and was promoted to Sergeant on 1 December. He was mortally wounded in action by gunshot in the back at Knoxville, TN on 18 November 1863, and was captured there. He died of wounds 25 March 1864.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1.
|Birth Date: 07/17/1833 |
Death Date: 03/25/1864 Death Place: Knoxville, TN Burial Place: City Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
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 16010]
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