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Confederate (CSV)


David Warren Dowtin

(1844 - 1912)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 17, from Abbeville County, he enlisted as a Private in Company C, 7th South Carolina Infantry in 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the shoulder in action on Maryland Heights, MD near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, in the arm, at the Wilderness, VA on 6 May 1864. He was back on duty with his Company by July 1864.

References & notes

His service from the Rolls.1 Details from family genealogists and his death notice in the Confederate Veteran (Vol. 20, 1912). His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Sarah Lee Watson (1848-1933) in December 1866 and they had 9 children. Seven sons and a daughter survived him.


05/03/1844; Abbevile County, SC


04/09/1912; Troy, SC; burial in Horeb Baptist Church Cemetery, Troy, 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 24198]