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Confederate (CSV)

Private

W. Ransom White

(1841 - 1865)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: Palmetto (SC) Sharpshooters

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as Private, Company D, Palmetto Sharpshooters in May 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability from his Sharpsburg wound.

After the War

He died immediately after the war, just 23 years old.

References & notes

His service from the Rolls 1 and his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

06/20/1841

Death

05/04/1865 in SC; burial in Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Spartanburg, SC

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, Roll of Company D, Palmetto SS, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24165]