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Confederate (CSV)


S A Durham

Home State: South Carolina

Command Billet: Commanding Regiment

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd South Carolina Infantry


see his Battle Report

Before Sharpsburg

At 2nd Manassas (August 30, 1862), Col Benbow and Lt Col Roberts were wounded, Major Whilden was killed, and senior Captain Murden was wounded and captured. Command at that point devolved on Captain S.A. Durham of Company H, who led the Regiment into the Maryland Campaign.

On the Campaign

Capt Durham, in his report, stated -

"Having been wounded in the fight of Sunday, the 14th, I was not able to command the regiment the whole of Wednesday, and left it in charge of Lieutenant E. R. White."