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Confederate (CSV)


Edward W. Reynolds

(1844 - 1876)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 17 year old farm boy in Duntonville, Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 2 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to his arm 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 12 to 13 October 1862, transferred to Fort McHenry in Baltimore, then on to Aiken's Landing, VA for exchange on 14 October. He was wounded again, by a gunshot to his left ankle in the Wilderness, VA. He was in hospitals in Richmond, VA to 20 May when he was furloughed for 60 days with no further military records.

More on the Web

Sharpsburg wound and hospital details from the Patient List.1 His service from Swain.2 Personal information from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Emma Strom (c. 1846-?) in about 1866 and they had a daughter Eddie/Edie.


10/05/1844; Edgefield District, SC


11/11/1876; burial in Gilgal Baptist Church Cemetery, Edgefield, SC


1   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #993  [AotW citation 24242]

2   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 617  [AotW citation 24627]