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Confederate (CSV)


Artemus M. Bryan

(c. 1828 - 1863)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 33 year old wheelwright at Dorn's Mill in the Edgefield District, he enlisted as a Private in Company G, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861. He was appointed 3rd Sergeant on 1 March 1862. He was sick in Virginia hospitals into July, but was promoted to 2nd Sergeant about August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was in the South Carolona brigade hospital in Manchester, VA to 2 November, then on 60 days' furlough. He was wounded again, mortally, by a gunshot to his head at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863. He was treated at Chimborazo Hospital #5 in Richmond, VA from 13 May to 7 June and then furloughed home, where he died on 6 July 1863.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Sarah Elvira Ellis (1830-1892) about 1850 and they had 6 children.


c. 1828


07/06/1863; Dorn's Mill, Edgefield District, SC; burial in Bryan Cemetery, Richardsonville, SC


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 452  [AotW citation 24444]