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Confederate (CSV)


William H. Elliott

(c. 1832 - 1901)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st South Carolina Infantry (Provisional Army)

Before Sharpsburg

He was a 29 year old farmer in Conway and enlisted there on 7 August 1861 as Private, Company F, First South Carolina Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged on 27 December 1863.

References & notes

His service from Salley1 and the Roll.2 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Anna Fannie Chestnut (1837-1924).


c. 1832; Bayboro, Horry County, SC


01/03/1901; Zoan, Horry County, SC; burial in Zoan Methodist Church Cemetery, Loris, SC


1   Salley, Alexander S., Jr., compiler, South Carolina Troops in Confederate Service, 3 vols., Columbia: Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1913-1930, Vol. 1, pg. 300  [AotW citation 24048]

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 F, 1st Reg't, Gregg's, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24049]