(1836 - 1912)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
From Newberry County, he enlisted at Prosperity as Corporal, Infantry Company H, Holcombe Legion in December 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Boonsboro - Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862
The rest of the War
He was promoted to Sergeant, date not given. He was captured on 1 April 1865 and was a prisoner at Point Lookout, MD into July 1865.
After the War
He moved to Columbia County, FL in January 1868. He applied for a pension there in 1901.
References & notes
His service from his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database, as Edward P. Hawkins, and the Roll 1 for Company H, as E. Pressly Hawkins. Details from his pension application (online from FamilySearch) and family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
He married Caroline E Koon (1854-1924) in September 1876 in Columbia County, FL, and they had 6 children. She applied for a pension (online from FamilySearch) based on his Confederate service, and began receiving $120 per year in March 1912.
04/30/1836; Prosperity, Newberry County, SC
01/17/1912; burial in Fort White City Cemetery, Fort White, FL