Washington N. Mason(1830 - 1899)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
A married 31 year old planter from the Fairfield District, he enlisted in Company G, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 6 February 1862 at at Columbia, SC.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action at Fox's Gap on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was promoted Corporal 1 November 1862 and Sergeant 27 June 1863. He was again wounded, in action at Knoxville, TN on 18 November 1863, at Berryville, VA on 2 September 1864, and at Cedar Creek, VA on 19 October 1864. He was paroled at Greensboro, NC on 2 May 1865 as 4th Sergeant, Company E, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Regiment.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1. His wife Sallie died 4 November 1899, and he followed just over a month later.
|Birth Date: 09/01/1830 |
Death Date: 12/15/1899
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 16018]
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