Cason Keels Puckett(c. 1844 - 1862)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company A, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 5 December 1861 at Columbia, SC at about age 17. He was detached to man a battery at Pineberry Point, Edisto Island, SC in February 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action at Fox's Gap on 14 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
|Place of Birth: Princeton, Laurens District, SC |
Death Date: 09/14/1862 Death Place: Fox's Gap, MD Burial Place: Medlock Puckett Knight Cemetery, Ware Shoals, 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 16033]
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