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Confederate (CSV)


Belton O. Adams

(c. 1842 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 20, from Edgefield, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862. He took the flag from mortally wounded Color Sergeant Burress and raised it up, but was hit himself. He died the next day.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1


c. 1842




1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pp. 137, 420  [AotW citation 24408]