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Confederate (CSV)


J. W. Martin

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the 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 12 October 1862 and transferred on to Baltimore the next day.

References & notes

Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.1 He is not found in the records for 6th SC Infantry as J.W. Martin. There are other Martins in that unit including J.D (Co. A), J.E. (Co. D), John H. (Co. C), and Joseph (Co. B). The only one listed in Company H is an R.A. Martin.