Jeremiah C. Kennedy(? - ?)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Artillery
Unit: Brooks (SC) Artillery
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He gave his age as 26 when he enlisted May 17, 1861, in Company K, 2nd South Carolina Infantry. After that service he enlisted in the Brooks Artillery. He was described as having a light complexion, brown hair, black eyes, and being 5í10î tall.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was reported missing July 14, 1863, Falling Waters, Maryland, and appears on list at Old Capital Prison, Washington, DC as prisoner of war; he wa released on oath and sent north to Albany, NY, December 20, 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Elliott1, with details by Dave Hann from his research in the Compiled Service Records, US Archives.
1 Elliott, William, Casualties in the Brooks Artillery, Charleston Mecrcury, Charleston: Charleston Mecrury, 1862 [AotW citation 5376]
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