Labon H. Trapp(c. 1822 - )
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
A 39 year old planter from the Fairfield District, he enlisted in 1861 in the Boyce Guards as 3rd Sergeant, and transferred as Sergeant to Company G, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion, 6 February 1862 at Columbia, SC.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded and captured in action at Fox's Gap on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Held at Fort Delaware, he was sent to Aikens Landing, VA and exchanged on 6 October 1862. He was in a Richmond, VA hospital and furloughed home, returning to duty on 13 January 1863. He was discharged 12 February 1863, term expired and over-age, but re-enlisted as Private in Company C, 6th South Carolina Cavalry on 1 July 1864.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1.
|Place of Birth: Fairfield District, SC |
Burial Place: Crooked Run Baptist Cemetery, Fairfield 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 16063]
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