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Confederate (CSV)


J. S. Wise

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From the Clarendon District, he enlisted as Private, Company I, 23rd South Carolina Infantry on 1 November 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at a US Army field hospital in Boonsboro, MD but died there, date not given. He was originally buried at the Disciple Church in Boonsboro and probably reinterred in Hagerstown about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruitt1, as J.T. Wise. His service from the Roll,2 which says he was killed at Sharpsburg.


Date not known; Boonsboro, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD


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 5033]

2   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, 23rd Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24762]