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Confederate (CSV)


George Rainey Henry

(c. 1829 - 1863)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company I, 6th South Carolina Infantry, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by gunshot to the right arm and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 27 October 1862 and released on 9 February 1863. He died 16 April 1863, age 34, probably at home in Fairfield County, SC.

References & notes

Basic service from his Compiled Military Service Record via the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.1 His memorial is on Findagrave.


c. 1829


04/16/1863; burial in New Hope Associate Reformed Presbyterian Cemetery, Douglass, SC


1   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #5.350  [AotW citation 21742]