(1839 - 1862)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
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.
09/15/1839; Blacksburg, SC
09/14/1862; Turner's Gap, MD