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Confederate (CSV)


M. Van Green

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st South Carolina Infantry (Provisional Army)

Before Sharpsburg

Age 21, he enlisted as 4th Corporal, Company A, First South Carolina Infantry on 13 July 1861 in the Barnwell District. He was promoted to 3rd Corporal on 14 December and 2nd Corporal on 29 January 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was promoted to 4th Sergeant by the end of 1862 and reduced to 5th Sergeant in the Spring 1863, and back to 4th Sergeant in October. He was detached for duty at a hospital in Lynchburg, VA on 29 January 1864 and retired to the Invalid Corps between 30 April and 31 August 1864.

References & notes

His service from Salley1 and the Roll.2


c. 1840


1   Salley, Alexander S., Jr., compiler, South Carolina Troops in Confederate Service, 3 vols., Columbia: Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1913-1930, Vol. 1, pp. 222-224  [AotW citation 24037]

2   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Roll of Company A, 1st Reg't, Gregg's, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24038]