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Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

David R. Martin

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Corporal in Company G, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 6 February 1862 at Columbia, SC at about age 20. He was promoted to First Sergeant on 1 May 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

There is a memorial marker for him at Salem Presbyterian Cemetery, Fairfield County, SC.

References & notes

Basic information from Davis1.

Birth

c. 1841

Death

09/14/1862 Fox's Gap, MD

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 16016]