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Confederate (CSV)


James Robert Hodges

(1833 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 29 year old merchant in Donaldsville, Abbeville District, he enlisted as 5th Sergeant, Company B, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861. He was commissioned 3rd Lieutenant at the reorganization of 13 May 1862 and promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on 9 June 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

His service from the Rolls,1 as J. Robert Hodges, and Swain.2




09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


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 B, 7th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24183]

2   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 536  [AotW citation 24537]