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Confederate (CSV)


Martin Riddle

(1832 - 1903)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

A married 32 year old, he enlisted in Company E, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 2 January 1862 at 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 Fortress Monroe, VA and exchanged on 15 December 1862. He was wounded in the hand in action at Chickamauga, GA on 20 September 1863, hospitalized, then furloughed home. He was still absent on furlough as of June 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Davis1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


01/25/1832; Laurens District, SC


11/03/1903; burial in Warrior Creek 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 16042]