Joseph Warren Stewart(1841 - 1862)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company E, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 16 March 1862 at Adams Run, SC at age 20.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded and captured in action at Fox's Gap on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He died of wounds 4 October 1862.
References, Sources, and other 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.
|Birth Date: 10/09/1841 Place of Birth: Laurens District, SC |
Death Date: 10/4/1862 Death Place: Frederick, MD Burial Place: 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]
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