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Confederate (CSV)


Samuel DeWitt Pitman

(c. 1832 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 29 year old farmer from Conwayboro, Horry District, he enrolled as 3rd Lieutenant of Company L, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 26 June 1861. He was elected 2nd Lieutenant at the reorganization of 13 May 1862 and was promoted to First Lieutenant the next day.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

His service from the Rolls,1 as Samuel Pittman, and Swain,2 as Samuel D. Pitman. Details from family genealogists and the Patriot Tree Project of the Horry County Historical Society.


c. 1832 in SC


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 L, 7th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24612]

2   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 606  [AotW citation 24611]