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Confederate (CSV)


David G. Sturkie

(1821 - 1907)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: Hampton (SC) Legion

Before Sharpsburg

From Orangeburg, he enlisted and mustered as Private, Company H, 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

Family lore says he served to the surrender at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865, but he does not appear on the Park Service list of parolees.

After the War

By 1880 he was a farmer in Liberty, Orangeburg County, SC.

References & notes

His service from the Rolls.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1880. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Ann L. "Annie" Robinson (1840-1902) about 1860 and they had 8 children.


05/1821; Cope, SC


05/21/1907; burial in Two Mile Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery, Cope, 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 H, Hampton Legion, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24137]