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Confederate (CSV)


Swan Hardin Sanders

(1841 - 1921)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Corporal in Company C, 16th Georgia Infantry on 13 July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the side in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.

The rest of the War

Wounded again in the foot at Fredericksburg, Virginia December 13, 1862; in shoulder at Chancellorsville, Virginia May 3, 1863; in elbow at Wilderness, Virginia May 6, 1864. Wounded and captured at Deep Bottom, Virginia August 16, 1864. Released at Elmira, New York June 19, 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1. Further details from family genealogists. There is a recent Confederate gravestone near his original stone at Mount Hebron which has his name as Swanson Homer Sanders.


7/12/1841; Elbert County, GA


11/7/1921; Hart County, GA; burial in Mount Hebron Cemetery, Hartwell, Hart County, GA


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/16th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 12189]