(1841 - 1862)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enlisted in Company E, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 16 March 1862 at Adams Run, SC at age 20.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded and captured in action at Fox's Gap on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds 4 October 1862.
References & notes
Burial and death information from the Mt Olivet burial list 1, which has him in the 3rd Regiment. His enlistment in the 3rd Battalion as Joseph Stuart (sic) from Dickert2. Service details from Davis3. His twin brother Benjamin Franklin Stewart, a Sergeant in the same Company, had died of Typhoid fever at Liberty, VA on 1 September 1862.
10/09/1841; Laurens District, SC
10/4/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, MD
1 Farino, Greg, and J. Ronald Pearcey, superintendent, Confederate Soldiers buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010 [AotW citation 5145]
2 Dickert, D. Augustus, History of Kershaw's Brigade, Newberry (SC): Elbert H. Aull Company, 1899, pg. 575 [AotW citation 12823]
3 Davis, Sam B., A History of the 3rd South Carolina Volunteer Infantry Battalion (James Battalion): 1861-1865 , Wilmington (NC): Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2009, pp. 456-457 [AotW citation 16005]