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Confederate (CSV)


Labon H. Trapp

(c. 1822 - ?)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

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.

On the Campaign

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

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from Davis1.


c. 1822; Fairfield District, SC


Date not known; burial in 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]