Franklin W. Kilpatrick(1837 - 1863)
Home State: South Carolina
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Sharpshooters
Unit: Palmetto (SC) Sharpshooters
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a private in the 1st South Carolina Infantry in early 1861, then Captain in the 4th South Carolina. That unit became Company B of the Palmetto Sharpshooters in the Spring of 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was later Major, then Colonel, and was killed in action on 28 October 1863 at Wauhatchie, Tennessee.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic biographic and service details from Goellnitz1 sourcing Krick2.
|Birth Date: 09/30/1837 Place of Birth: Pendelton District, SC |
College: University of Virginia
Death Date: 10/28/1863 Death Place: Wauhatchie, TN
2 Krick, Robert K., Lee's Colonels: A Biographical Register of the Field Officers of the Army of Northern Virginia, Dayton (Oh): Morningside Press, 1979 [AotW citation 2307]
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