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Confederate (CSV)


Thomas Gordon McLeod Dennis

(c. 1838 - ?)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

An overseer in Clarendon County, he enlisted as Private in the 9th South Carolina Infantry on 4 June 1861. In a reorganization he transferred to Company E of the 6th South Carolina Infantry in the Spring of 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was admitted to CS General Hospital #3 in Richmond, VA on 26 September and returned to duty in March 1863. He was sick in hospital 13 June to 8 July 1864. He was surrendered at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.

After the War

He was a farmer in Shiloh, SC. He died between 1880 and 1890.

References & notes

His service and wound at Sharpsburg from a Company E Roster transcribed by Steve Stacey from the Confederate Rolls of South Carolina 1. Additional personal and service details from Barry Truluck, from his research in the US Census (1850, 1860, 1880) and Dennis' Compiled Service Records (via Fold3). The 1864 details from Alfred C. Young III's The Complete Roster and Service Records of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia during the Overland Campaign (2019).

He married Isabelle Jane Chandler (1858-1936) and they had at least 4 children between 1871 and 1890.


c. 1838


1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898  [AotW citation 21827]