Samuel C. Cantrell(1840 - )
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 18th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company F.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded - in the left hand, necessitating amputation of middle finger - in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
Appointed 3rd Sergeant in 1863. Roll dated January 30, 1865, last on file, shows him absent without leave. No later record.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Ranger951.
|Birth Date: 02/14/1840 Birth State: GA |
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /infantry/18th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 9490]
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