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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Asa Preston Franklin

(1840 - 1911)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 22nd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Known as Preston, a 21 year old son of a prosperous farmer at Aiken in the Barnwell District, he enlisted as Private, Company A, 22nd South Carolina Infantry about 15 January 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

After the War

By 1900 and to at least 1910 he was a farmer in Aiken County.

References & notes

His service from the Roll,1 as A.P. Franklin, and the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census for 1860, 1900, and 1910. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

12/25/1840; Edgefield District, SC

Death

12/22/1911 Warrenville, SC; burial in Pine Forest Baptist Churchyard, Warrenville, 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 A, 22nd Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24914]