Joseph M. Rampy(c. 1844 - )
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
An unmarried 17 year old, he enlisted in Company A, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 5 December 1861 at Columbia, SC.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded very severely in the right hand and captured in action at Fox's Gap on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was sent to the US Army General Hospital, Chester, PA, transferred to Fort Delaware, then on to Aikens' Landing, VA for exchange on 15 December 1862. He was at the General Hospital, Petersburg, VA then furloughed home for 40 days on 25 January 1863. No further military record.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1.
|Place of Birth: Abbeville District, 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 16036]
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