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Confederate (CSV)


Jefferson Henry Brown

(1839 - 1916)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 22 year old farmer in the Spartanburg District, he enlisted as a Private in Company F, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 9 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, by a gunshot to his left hand at Chancellorsville, VA on 4 May 1863. He was in a hospital in Williamsburg, VA and furloughed, with no further military record, on 26 June 1863.

After the War

By 1880 he was a farmer in Reidsville, Spartanburg County. His occupation was listed as fisherman on his 1916 death certificate.

References & notes

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

He married Malissa Thompson (b. 1841) in about 1856 and they had 8 children.


02/14/1839 in SC


04/21/1916; Spartanburg, SC; burial in Cannons Methodist Church Cemetery, Spartanburg, SC


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 450  [AotW citation 24442]