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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Joel Millege Whittle

(c. 1845 - 1863)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 16, from the Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company B, 14th South Carolina Infantry on about 1 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Harpers Ferry on 15 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died in a hospital in Chester, PA on 19 August 1863, cause not given. We can assume he was captured, as Chester was a Federal town, perhaps on the Gettysburg Campaign.

References & notes

His service from the Roll 1 and the index to his Consolidated Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. Personal details from family genealogists.

Birth

c. 1845; Edgefield District, SC

Death

08/19/1863; Chester, PA

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, 14th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24798]