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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Washington C. Childers

(c. 1832 - ?)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A farm worker in the York District, he enlisted as Private in Company B, 12th South Carolina Infantry on 13 August 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged due to his wound in 1863.

After the War

By 1880 he was a gold miner at Broad River, SC.

References & notes

His service from the Rolls,1 as W.C. Childers. His wound detail from a casualty list in the Yorkville Enquirer of 8 October 1862. Thanks to Barry Truluck for further details from his Consolidated Service Records via fold3 and the US Census of 1850-1880.

Birth

c. 1832

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 B, 12th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24336]