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Confederate (CSV)


George Thomas Barksdale

(1839 - 1891)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 22 year old farmer at Calhoun Mills, Abbeville District, he enlisted as a Private in Company C, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

By 14 November he was in General Hospital #17 in Richmond, VA with phthisis pulmonalis (tuberculosis), and he was discharged for disability there on 21 November 1862.

After the War

By 1880 and to at least 1900 he was a farmer in Jefferson County, AL.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census for 1880-1900. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Jane Caroline "Carrie" Reardon (1839-1917) and they had 8 children.


04/18/1839; Abbeville District, SC


02/01/1891; Lincoln County, GA; burial in Banks Family Cemetery, Lincoln County, GA


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 431  [AotW citation 24421]