Martin Riddle(1832 - 1903)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
A married 32 year old, he enlisted in Company E, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 2 January 1862 at 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 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, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
|Birth Date: 01/25/1832 Place of Birth: Laurens District, SC |
Death Date: 11/03/1903 Burial Place: 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]
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