(1837 - 1921)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
From the Pickens District, he enrolled as Lieutenant in Company F, 22nd South Carolina Infantry about 15 January 1862, and was promoted to Captain, date not given.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
After the War
By 1870 he was a farmer at Eastatoe in Pickens County. In 1900 he was living with his son Chastain and in 1910 with his daughter Aurie in Eastatoe.
References & notes
His service from the Roll 1 and the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database; both as William R. Stewart, as do most period references. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census for 1870-1910. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
He married Sarah Malinda Chastain (1844-1888) and they had at least 10 children between 1862 and 1883. His first child, Mary Elmira Stewart was born the day before the battle on South Mountain.
1837; Pickens District, SC
01/09/1921 Eastatoe, SC; burial in Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Pickens, SC