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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Samuel T. McCoy

(? - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company E, 3rd SC Infantry on 14 April 1861 at Newberry.

On the Campaign

Killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Originally buried on the field at Sharpsburg near "Mrs. Lucker's" [Locker] barn. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1, who lists him as S.T. McCoy. Details from Salley2, who has him as McCay.

Birth

Date not known

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD

Notes

1   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 4840]

2   Salley, Alexander S., Jr., compiler, South Carolina Troops in Confederate Service, 3 vols., Columbia: Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1913-1930, Vol. 2, pg. 425  [AotW citation 12827]