David R. Martin(c. 1841 - 1862)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
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.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action at Fox's Gap on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
There is a memorial marker for him at Salem Presbyterian Cemetery, Fairfield County, SC.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1.
Death Date: 09/14/1862 Death Place: Fox's Gap, MD
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]
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