(c. 1838 - ?)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Son of the owner of a large plantation at Cedar Grove in the Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company A, 22nd South Carolina Infantry about 15 January 1862.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died at Boonsboro, MD, date not given.
References & notes
More on the Web
The Blocker/Bones/Hughes plantation (1790) "Cedar Grove" in Edgefield is on the National Historic Register and is now (2020) privately owned.
The famous English boxwoods of Cedar Grove were sold during the Great Depression to the Rockefeller family and placed in the gardens of the Governor's Palace in Williamsburg, Virginia.Hughes family papers [finding aid] are in the Southern History Collection at UNC/Chapel Hill, and are the source of his death at Boonsboro.
c. 1838; Edgefield District, SC
Date not known Boonsboro, MD