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Confederate (CSV)


Mancil Owens

(1829 - 1910)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

A married 33 year old from the Laurens District, he enlisted in Company E, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 2 January 1862 at Columbia, SC.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Held at Fort Delaware, he was sent to Aikens' Landing, VA and exchanged on 10 October 1862. He was furloughed home and back to duty in January 1863. He was wounded slightly, in the neck, in action at Chickamauga, GA on 20 September 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Davis1.


10/29/1829; Laurens District, SC


01/18/1910; burial in Owens family cemetery, near Gray Court, SC


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 16029]