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Confederate (CSV)


Levi Hudgens Roper

(1837 - 1924)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: Hampton (SC) Legion

Before Sharpsburg

From Pickens County, he enrolled and mustered as Private, Company D, Hampton Legion Infantry, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, in Wills Valley, TN/AL, probably in the Fall of 1863, and was surrendered at Appomattox Court House on 9 April 1865.

After the War

He was a farmer in Laurens County by 1870 and lived there the rest of his life.

References & notes

His service from the Rolls,1 as L.H Roper. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Temperance "Caroline" Mahaffey (1846-1906) in February 1867 and they had a daughter and 6 sons.


05/03/1837; Pickens District, SC


05/30/1924; Laurens, SC; burial in Rabun Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Hickory Tavern, 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, Roll of Company D, Hampton Legion, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24115]