Lawson Watkins(c. 1825 - 1862)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
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.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action at Fox's Gap on 14 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1.
Death Date: 09/14/1862 Death Place: Fox's Gap, 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 16067]
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