(1834 - 1891)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 28 year old farmer at Shatterfield in the Edgefield District, he enlisted as a Private in Company C, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 9 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was slightly wounded in action on Maryland Heights, MD near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was wounded by a gunshot to his right hand at Gettysburg on 3 July 1863 and lost his forefinger. He was in hospitals in Richmond into September 1863, then furloughed. He returned to duty and was wounded, for the third time and in the same hand, at Cold Harbor, VA on 1 June 1864. He was at Jackson Hospital in Richmond to 2 September 1864 with no further military record.
After the War
By 1870 he was farming in Jefferson, Lincoln County, GA.
References & notes
04/05/1834; Abbeville District, SC
02/01/1891; Lincoln County, GA; burial in Banks Family Cemetery, Lincoln County, GA
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 24197]
2 Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 430-31 [AotW citation 24420]