(c. 1834 - 1863)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A farmer in Darlington County, he enlisted as Private in Company E, 6th South Carolina Infantry in Columbia, SC on 21 July 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was captured at Wauhatchie near Chattanooga, TN, on 29 October 1863 and died of pneumonia in prison at Camp Morton, IN on 28 December 1863.
After the War
He was originally buried in the Indianapolis City Cemetery (later called Greenlawn) and probably reinterred with the other Confederate dead in Crown Hill Cemetery in 1931.
References & notes
His service and wound at "Boonsboro" from a Company E Roster, as Uzzel Goodson, 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) and Goodson's Compiled Service Records (via Fold3). His gravesite is on Findagrave, as Sergeant Uzriel Goodson.
12/28/1863; Indianapolis, IN; burial in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN