Francis Marion Walker(c. 1832 - 1864)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company B, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 25 January 1862 at Adams Run, SC at about age 28.
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 at the General Hospital #24, Richmond, VA the same day, and furloughed home on 12 October. His furlough expired in February 1863 and he was back with is unit by July 1863. He as captured in action on the North Anna River, VA on 23 May 1864 and sent to Port Royal, VA. He was transferred to Point Lookout, MD, and died there 29 October 1864.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1.
|Place of Birth: Laurens District, SC |
Death Date: 10/29/1864 Death Place: Point Lookout, MD Burial Place: Confederate Cemetery, Point Lookout, MD
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 16065]
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