George S. Tinkler(1841 - 1863)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as Private in Company G, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Regiment on 18 March 1862 at Winnsboro, NC at age 20.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action at Fox's Gap on 14 September 1862.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
|Birth Date: 12/03/1841 Place of Birth: Fairfield District, SC |
Death Date: 04/27/1863 Death Place: VA Burial Place: 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]
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