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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Richard Samuel Gleaton

(1836 - 1895)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 22nd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 26 year old farmer on his father's place in the Orangeburg District, he enlisted as Private, Company I, 22nd South Carolina Infantry on 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 1880 he was a farmer at Goodland, Orangeburg County.

References & notes

His service from the Roll 1 and the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860 and 1880. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married the widow Ursula C Corbitt (1829-1888) and they had a son Richard, Jr. (1856-1895). She had 2 children from her first marriage to William H. Corbitt (1813-1862, Captain of Co. A, Hampton's Legion Artillery).

Birth

02/22/1836; Orangeburg District, SC

Death

11/05/1895 Orangeburg County, SC; burial in Gleaton Family Cemetery, Neeses, 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 I, 22nd Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24991]