(1832 - 1909)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 28 year old farmer from Calhoun County, AL, he enlisted as Private, Company F, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 9 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by gunshot to both ankles in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 and captured the next day.
The rest of the War
He was briefly at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD from 22 to 25 October 1862, transferred to Baltimore, then sent on to Aiken's Landing, VA for exchange. He was in a hospital in Richmond, VA to 15 November, then furloughed for 30 days. He was detailed as a teamster in October 1863. He was surrendered on 26 April 1865 and paroled at Greensboro, NC on 2 May 1865.
After the War
He was a farmer at Stony Point, Anderson County by 1870 and to at least 1880.
More on the Web
Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,1 as J.W. McKee. His service from the Roll 2 and Swain,3 as Isaac Waddell McKee. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860-1880. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
He married Sarah Beaty (1834-1889) in September 1858 in Calhoun County, AL, and they had 6 children.
06/14/1832; Anderson District, SC
04/22/1909; burial in Goodhope Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Iva, SC
1 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: paient #1.187 [AotW citation 24239]
2 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 F, 7th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols. [AotW citation 24574]
3 Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 574 [AotW citation 24575]