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Confederate (CSV)


George S. Tinkler

(1841 - 1863)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private in Company G, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Regiment on 18 March 1862 at Winnsboro, NC at age 20.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was sent to Aikens Landing, VA and exchanged there on 27 September 1862. He was treated at the Winder Division Hospital, Richmond, VA for dyspepsia and furloughed 12 November 1862. He was discharged for disability 10 February 1863, but returned to duty, date not given. He died in Virginia of consumption (tuberculosis) on 27 April 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Davis1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


12/03/1841; Fairfield District, SC


04/27/1863 in VA; burial in Old Lebanon Presbyterian Cemetery, Lebanon, 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 16059]