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Confederate (CSV)


David Floyd

(c. 1826 - 1863)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 36 year old farmer at Murray's Ferry, Williamsburg District, he enlisted as Private, Company I, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 9 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to his right forearm and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was briefly at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD from 23 to 26 September 1862, then transferred for exchange. He was in the Winder Hospital #2, Richmond, VA from 9 October to 26 December 1862, then sent to Danville. He was admitted to Chimborazo Hospital #5 in Richmond with typhoid fever on 3 May and died there on 7 May 1863.

More on the Web

Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.1 His service from Swain.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1826


05/07/1863; Richmond, VA; burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond, VA


1   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #295  [AotW citation 24238]

2   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 506  [AotW citation 24508]