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Confederate (CSV)


Elijah Moore Wardlaw

(1832 - ?)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 30 year old farmer with a place near his father's and brothers' in Five Forks, Anderson County, he enlisted as Private, Company H, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 1 July 1862 in Anderson County.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot to his shoulder 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 22 to 25 October 1862, transferred to Baltimore, then to Fortress Monroe, VA on 28 October. He was exchanged on 30 October and admitted to a hospital in Richmond, VA on 31 October 1862. He was discharged for disability on 10 August 1863 at Columbia, SC.

After the War

By 1870 he was a farmer at Garvin, Anderson County, SC and he was still there in 1880. By 1900 he was living on his daughter Harriet's farm in Wilson, Yell County, Arkansas.

More on the Web

His basic service information from the Compiled Confederate Military Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,1 as E.M. Warlow. Personal information from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860-1900. His memorial is on Findagrave.

He married Temperance Bagwell (1840-1905) in about 1853 and they had 9 children. She died in Wylie, Collin County, Texas.


05/1832; Anderson County, SC


1   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #1.188  [AotW citation 24245]