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Confederate (CSV)


R. P. Chambers

(1829 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted about 1 December 1861 in Company E, 17th South Carolina Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 1 November 1862 in Richmond, VA after a second amputation.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database and the Roll 1 for Company E.. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


1829; York County, SC


11/01/1862; Richmond, VA; burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Chester, SC


1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Company E, Seventeenth Regiment Infantry  [AotW citation 22085]