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Confederate (CSV)


Samuel F. Edmunds

(1840 - 1864)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a medical student in Elbert Count, GA in 1860. On 1 June 1861 he enlisted as a Private in Company C, 7th South Carolina Infantry. He was appointed First Sergeant at the reorganization of 13 May 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was slightly wounded at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863 and was acting Adjutant of the regiment in about June 1864. He was killed in action at Cedar Creek, VA on 19 October 1864.

References & notes

His service from the Rolls 1 and Swain,2 as as Samuel F. Edmonds. Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


04/30/1840; Bordeaux Township, Abbeville District, SC


10/19/1864; Cedar Creek, VA; burial in Edmonds Burial Ground, McCormick, 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 C, 7th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24190]

2   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 497  [AotW citation 24498]