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Confederate (CSV)


Jacob Belton Bedenbaugh

(1833 - 1915)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 37 year old farmer in the Newberry District, he enlisted as a Private in Company M, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 17 March 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was in Chimborazo Hospital in Richmond, VA to 25 October and was wounded again, at Chancellorsville, VA on 4 May 1863. He was listed as missing in action at Cedar Creek, VA on 19 October 1864, but returned to duty, with no further military record.

After the War

By 1870, and to at least 1880, he was a farmer in Cannon's Township in Newberry County, SC.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census for 1870 and 1880. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Sarah (?, 1843-1936) in January 1862 and they had 7 children.


09/10/1833; Prosperity, Newberry District, SC


04/17/1915; Newberry County, SC; burial in Saint Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery, Pomaria, SC


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 434  [AotW citation 24423]