Samuel R. North(c. 1840 - )
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
A married 21 year old drayman from Columbia, he enlisted in Company A, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 30 January 1862 at Columbia, SC.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was slightly wounded in action at Fox's Gap on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was in hospital in Richmond, VA and on furlough, for rheumatism, November 1862 - January 1863. He was promoted to Sergeant in July 1863. He was again slightly wounded, in the leg at Chickamauga, GA on 20 September 1863. He was very severely wounded in the right leg in action on the North Anna, VA on 23 May 1864. He was admitted to Jackson Hospital, Richmond, VA on 28 May and returned to duty 14 October. He was again hospitalized, for complications in January 1865. He was discharged 27 January and retired to the Invalid Corps in Columbia, where he was wagon master.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1.
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 16027]
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