(1835 - 1862)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enlisted as Private in Company D, 6th South Carolina Infantry on 15 July 1862 in Columbia, SC.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at a hospital in Staunton, VA but died there of his wounds on 31 October 1862.
References & notes
His service and personal details thanks to Barry Truluck, from his research in the US Census (1860), Stokes' Compiled Service Records (via Fold3) and a Company Roll from the Confederate Rolls of South Carolina 1 online from the Richland Library, Columbia. His memorial is on Findagrave, as M. Stokes.
10/31/1862; Staunton, VA; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD