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Confederate (CSV)


Jesse Isaac Faris

(1837 - 1908)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From York County, he enlisted as Private, Company E, 17th South Carolina Infantry on 26 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at "Boonsboro" - Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Roll 1 for Company E, as J.I. Farris. Details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Sarah Rachel Choate (1854-1897) in 1875.

His brothers William Jasper and James Monroe Faris were also in the Company. James was killed at Sharpsburg and William was also wounded at Boonsboro. Their father's name is seen variously as Samuel Faris/Faries/Faires.


04/02/1837; York County, SC


02/15/1908; burial in Concord Cemetery, York County, 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 E, Seventeenth Regiment Infantry  [AotW citation 22063]