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Confederate (CSV)


James L. Smith

(c. 1839 - ?)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 22 year old farmer in the York District, he enlisted as a Private in Company B, 12th South Carolina Infantry on 13 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the neck and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was paroled on 5 November and furloughed home. He was detailed on recruiting duty at the recommendation of a medical board and was discharged on 2 October 1863.

References & notes

His basic service from the Roll,1 as J.L. Smith. Thanks to Barry Truluck for details from his Compiled Service Records via fold3.


c. 1839


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 B, 12th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24337]