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Confederate (CSV)


Thomas Pleasant Bagwell

(1833 - 1863)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 29 year old farmer in the Anderson District, he enlisted as Private, Company H, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 1 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was in hospitals in Winchester and Richmond, VA then transferred to the hospital in Charlottesville with pleurisy on 8 December 1862. He died there on 3 January 1863.

References & notes

His service from Swain,1 as Thomas Pleasant B. Bagwell. Personal details from family genealogists and from the 1860 US Census, which has him as Pleasant Bagwell. His gravesite is on Findagrave, also as Pleasant Bagwell.

He married Sarah Elizabeth Davis (1839-1922) in 1857 and they had two daughters.


11/15/1833; Laurens District, SC


01/03/1863; Charlottesville, VA; burial in University of Virginia Confederate Cemetery, Charlottesville, VA


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 429  [AotW citation 24418]