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Confederate (CSV)


Emanuel Garvin

(1833 - 1912)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 22nd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 25 year old farmer hand on his father's place near Gunter's Store in the Lexington District, he enlisted as Private, Company I, 22nd South Carolina Infantry about 15 January 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He may also have had service in Battery F, 1st South Carolina Light Artillery.

After the War

He was a farmer at Giddy Swamp, Aiken County by 1880 and to at least 1900.

References & notes

His service from the Roll 1 and the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database, as Manuel Garvin. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860-1900. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Laura Rachel Johnson (1843-1904) and they 11 children between 1868 and 1891.


02/12/1833; Lexington District, SC


01/17/1912 Aiken County, SC; burial in Wagener Cemetery, Wagener, SC


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 I, 22nd Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24990]