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Confederate (CSV)


Joseph Mathew Abney

(1842 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Edgefield, he enlisted as Private, Company H, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 16 November 1861. He was slightly wounded at Malvern Hill, VA on 1 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the leg and probably died on the field near the West Woods in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from Swain,1 who also says he was captured and died a prisoner. His memorial is on Findagrave.


1842; Edgefield District, SC


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pp. 150, 420  [AotW citation 24407]