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Confederate (CSV)

Private

M. Banks

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: Hampton (SC) Legion

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company C, Hampton's Legion Infantry, date not known.

On the Campaign

He may have been killed or mortally wounded on the Maryland Campaign of 1862.

References & notes

Burial and basic unit information from a list in Confederate Veteran1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He's not found in the Roll 2 for Company C. The nearest match for his name in the Legion is Martin Babb, Company F, of Laurens County who was listed as "Dead" when the Roll was compiled.

Death

Date not known Shepherdstown, VA; burial in Elmwood Cemetery, Shepherdstown, WV

Notes

1   United Confederate Veterans, and United Daughters of the Confederacy, Sons of Confederate Veterans, , Confederate Veteran Magazine (1893-1932), 1893-01-01, Vol. XIX, pp. 75 - 76  [AotW citation 5063]

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 Co. C & E, Hampton Legion, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24117]