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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Lawson Watkins

(c. 1825 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

A married 36 year old blacksmith from the Mt. Gallagher section of Laurens District, he enlisted as Private in Company C, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Regiment on 5 December 1861 at Columbia, SC.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Davis1.

Birth

c. 1825

Death

09/14/1862 Fox's Gap, MD

Notes

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 16067]