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Confederate (CSV)


Sherard Washington Callaham

(1831 - 1863)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 30 year old farmer at Level Land in the Abbeville District, he enlisted as First Sergeant, Company B on 15 April 1861. He was elected 3rd Lieutenant on 2 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was mortally wounded at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863 and captured, and died of wounds on 18 July.

References & notes

His service from Swain,1 His name also seen as Sherod Callaham. Personal details from family genealogists.

He married Mary Jane Latimer (1836-1873) in March 1854 and they had 3 children.


06/08/1831; Warren County, NC


07/18/1863; Philipsburg, NJ; burial in Little River Baptist Church Cemetery, Level Land, SC


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 458  [AotW citation 24450]