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Confederate (CSV)


Benjamin Warren Fair

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 22 year old farmer in Edgefield, he enlisted as 5th Corporal, Company H, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861. He was promoted to 4th Corporal on 4 July 1861 and reenlisted, in Company A, on 13 April 1862. He was promoted to 5th Sergeant on 1 July 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

His service from the Rolls 1 and Swain.2


c. 1839


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 H, 7th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24216]

2   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 504  [AotW citation 24506]