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Confederate (CSV)


William Harper Carothers

(1835 - 1863)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 26, he enlisted as Private, Company E, 17th South Carolina Infantry about 1 December 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of disease at home in York County on 20 October 1863.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records (via the Historical Data Systems database), as W H. Carrothers, and the Roll 1 for Company E, as W.H. Carruthers. Name details from a roster compiled by Roxsanne Wells-Layton on RootsWeb. His gravesite is on Findagrave.




10/20/1863; York County, SC; burial in Ebenezer Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Rock Hill, 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 22084]