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Confederate (CSV)


Samuel L. Windham

(c. 1828 - ?)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 33, from the Sumter District, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 23rd South Carolina Infantry about 1 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot to his leg in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862 and captured.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 19 September and transferred to Washington, DC on 29 October 1862 with no further medical record.

References & notes

His service from the Roll,1 which says he was wounded at 2nd Manassas, and the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.2


c. 1828


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 K, 23rd Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 25010]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #200  [AotW citation 25011]