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Confederate (CSV)


H. Johnston McDow

(? - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted about 1 December 1861 in Company I, 17th South Carolina Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by gunshot to the leg and captured in action, probably on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 19 September, but he died of wounds there on 23 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. Hospital, wound, and death details from the Patient List.1 His middle name from the Roll 2 for Company I, as Johnston McDow. His memorial is on Findagrave.


09/23/1862; Frederick, MD


1   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #161  [AotW citation 21496]

1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Company I, Seventeenth Regiment Infantry  [AotW citation 22098]