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Confederate (CSV)


Charles Wesley Andrew Jackson Hood

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From York County, he had served in the Turkey Creek Minute Men militia Company in 1860. In January 1861 he enlisted in the Jasper Light Infantry (Captain Micah Jenkins), which mustered on 13 April 1861 as Company I, 5th South Carolina Infantry. He went to Company E in the reorganization of 1862. He was captured at Seven Pines, VA on 31 May 1862, held at Fort Delaware, then exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA on 5 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records via fold3 and a Roll 1 of Company E, online from the Richland Library. His birth year from the 1860 Census for York County. All that thanks to Barry Truluck, from his research. Further details from the Yorkville Enquirer of 6 December 1860 and the Chester (SC) Lantern of 5 November 1909 [pdf].


c. 1837


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Company E, Fifth Regiment Infantry  [AotW citation 22033]