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Confederate (CSV)


Samuel R. North

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

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.

On the Campaign

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

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from Davis1.


c. 1840


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]