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Confederate (CSV)


Franklin A. Stevenson


(c. 1835 - ?)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 26 year old farmer at Abbeville Court House, he enlisted as Private, Company B, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 13 June 1861. He was appointed First Corporal on 13 May 1862. He was slightly wounded in the chest at Savage Station, VA on 29 June 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was promoted to 5th Sergeant on 21 September and 4th Sergeant on 1 February 1863. He was wounded again, by a gunshot to his left side at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863. He was in hospitals in Richmond, VA to 14 September 1863 then furloughed, with no further military record.

After the War

He was living in Lowndesville, SC in 1880.

References & notes

His service from the Roll,1 as Frank Stevenson, and from Swain,2 as Franklin Alexander Stevenson.


c. 1835


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 24185]

2   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 645  [AotW citation 24665]