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Confederate (CSV)


Peter McKeon

(? - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st South Carolina Infantry (Provisional Army)

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Charleston as 3rd Corporal, Company K, First South Carolina Infantry on 25 June 1861. He was promoted to 4th (or 5th) Sergeant on 2 February 1862 and to 3rd Sergeant after May 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 19 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds before 31 December 1862.

References & notes

His service from Salley.1




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. 373-375, 377  [AotW citation 24069]