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Confederate (CSV)

Captain

Michael P. Parker

(c. 1832 - ?)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st South Carolina Infantry (Provisional Army)

Before Sharpsburg

He enrolled in Company K, First South Carolina Infantry at its organization in Charleston on 25 June 1861 and was commissioned First Lieutenant. He was promoted to Captain 23 January 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was absent, wounded to at least the end of 1863, on detached duty with the Provost Marshal in Augusta, GA to April 1864, and retired from the Invalid Corps on 2 November 1864.

References & notes

His basic service from Salley.1 The pointer to Parker and his service details are thanks to Barry Truluck from his research in his Compiled Service Records (via Fold3) and Caldwell.2

Birth

c. 1832

Notes

1   Salley, Alexander S., Jr., compiler, South Carolina Troops in Confederate Service, 3 vols., Columbia: Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1913-1930, Vol. 1, pg. 370-371  [AotW citation 24033]

2   Caldwell, James Fitz James, The History of a Brigade of South Carolinians, known first as "Gregg's" and subsequently as "McGowan's Brigade", Marietta (Ga): Continental Book Co., 1866, pg. 48  [AotW citation 24034]