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Confederate (CSV)


Joseph D. Carmical

(1842 - 1918)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: Holcombe (SC) Legion Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

A farm worker in Newberry County, he enlisted as Private, Infantry Company H, Holcombe Legion on 7 January 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was furloughed for 30 days and returned to duty. He was captured at the Crater near Petersburg, VA on 5 November 1864 and held at Point Lookout, MD until released after taking the oath of allegiance on 24 June 1865.

After the War

He was a farm worker in Newberry County, then moved to Coweta County, GA by 1880.

References & notes

His service and other details thanks to Barry Truluck from his research in the US Census (1850-1880), Carmical's Compiled Service Records (via Fold3), and the Roll 1 for Company H, which has him as Joseph D. Carmichael.

He married three times: first, Mary Josephine Glasgow (1846-1870), then Sarah Ann Young (1847-1879), and lastly (cousin?) Sarah Jane Carmical (1844-1925).




12/26/1918; burial in White Oak Associate Reformed Presbyterian Cemetery, Newnan, GA


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 H, Holcombe Legion  [AotW citation 22104]