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Confederate (CSV)

Corporal

J. J. Nelson

(c. 1842 - ?)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 19, he enlisted as Private, Company E, 17th South Carolina Infantry about 1 December 1861 and was promoted to Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Boonsboro (Turner's Gap) on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds, date and place not given.

References & notes

His service from the Roll 1 for Company E.

Birth

c. 1842

Notes

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 E, Seventeenth Regiment Infantry  [AotW citation 22082]