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Confederate (CSV)


Jacob Wilson Black

(1830 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 31 year old farmer at Perry's Crossroads, Edgefield District, he enlisted as a Private in Company E, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 9 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862 and died the next day.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census for 1860.

He married Elizabeth Clark (c. 1830-) in about 1850.


09/26/1830 in SC


09/14/1862; in MD


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 437  [AotW citation 24428]