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Confederate (CSV)


James A. Weaner

(1837 - 1919)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Lancaster County, he enlisted as Private, Company A, 5th South Carolina Infantry, date not given. He was wounded at Seven Pines, VA about 1 June 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was assigned to light duty due to his wounds, place not given.

After the War

He was a farmer in Lancaster County and was a County Commissioner by 1879.

References & notes

Service from his Compiled Service Records (via the Historical Data Systems database) and the Roll 1 for Company A, both as J.A. Weaner. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Emma E. Bowers (1841-1910) and they had at least 8 children.


01/30/1837; Pleasant Hill, Lancaster County, SC


04/13/1919; Pleasant Hill, SC; burial in Salem Cemetery, Heath Springs, SC


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 A, Fifth Regiment Infantry  [AotW citation 22050]