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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Andrew J. Blackmon

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 18, from the Lancaster District, he enlisted as Private, Company E, 12th South Carolina Infantry, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

His service from the Rolls,1 as Andrew J. Blackman. Blackmon is a common Lancaster name of the period. There were at least 5 Blackman/Blackmons in Company E, 2 of whom were paroled at Appomattox in 1865.

Birth

c. 1843

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

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 E, 12th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24363]