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Confederate (CSV)


Alonzo William Flagler

(1842 - 1927)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Williamsburg County, SC, he enlisted on 8 April 1862 as Private, Company K, 6th South Carolina Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was back to duty on 3 March 1863. He was promoted to 4th Corporal in June 1864 and to 3rd Corporal on 22 February 1865. He was surrendered at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.

After the War

He was a farmer and raised livestock in Williamsburg County, SC. He died at age 85 of injuries received when "the horse he was riding became entangled in a wire fence and fell, catching one of Alonzo's legs."

References & notes

Thanks to Barry Truluck for details above from his research in the US Census (1850-1920), Flagler's Compiled Service Records (via Fold3), a Roster of Company K transcribed by Shelly B. Parker on SCGenWeb, his bio sketch in the United Daughters of the Confederacy Patriot Ancestor Album (1999), and Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 via His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Ella Elizabeth Susannah Matthews (1849-1914) on 2 May 1865 and they had 11 children.


12/10/1843; Williamsburg County, SC


12/02/1927; burial in Williamsburg Presbyterian Cemetery, Kingstree, SC