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Confederate (CSV)


Joseph Franklin Ramage

(1830 - 1915)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Corporal in Company G, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 5 December 1861 at Columbia, SC at age 31. He was promoted to Sergeant on 25 January 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was in the Institute Hospital, Richmond, VA by 4 October 1862 and returned to duty on 15 November. He was court-martialed late 1862 for disobedience of orders, but found not guilty (GO #133). He was appointed First Sergeant by July 1863. He was captured in action at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863 and sent to Fort Delaware. He was promoted to Lieutenant, date not given. He was released on 10 June 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Davis1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


04/02/1830; Laurens County, SC


10/14/1915 Laurens County, SC; burial in Holly Grove Baptist Cemetery, Laurens County, 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 16035]