(1833 - 1912)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
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