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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William Drayton Mintz

(1839 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862, the day before his 23rd birthday.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. His memorial is on Findagrave.

He married Adalissa Jane "Lillie" Camp (1834-1905) in 1860. His only child, son John Drayton Hill Mintz (1862-1935) was born the day after he was killed; father and son had the same birth date.

Birth

09/15/1839; Blacksburg, SC

Death

09/14/1862; Turner's Gap, MD