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Confederate (CSV)


Patrick Buford Gentry

(1844 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: Holcombe (SC) Legion Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

Age 18, from Spartanburg, he enlisted as Private, Infantry Company A, Holcombe Legion on 13 April 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 17 November 1862, place not given.

References & notes

His service and other details thanks to Barry Truluck from his research in the US Census (1850, 1860), Gentry's Compiled Service Records (via Fold3), and the Roll 1 for Company A. His gravesite is on Findagrave.




11/17/1862; burial in Old Unity Baptist Church Cemetery, Walnut Grove, 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, Holcombe Legion  [AotW citation 22112]