Mancil Owens(1829 - 1910)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
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.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action at Fox's Gap on 14 September 1862.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1.
|Birth Date: 10/29/1829 Place of Birth: Laurens District, SC |
Death Date: 01/18/1910 Burial Place: 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]
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