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Confederate (CSV)


Wilson Cash

(1844 - 1906)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 19 year old farmer in Martinsville, Spartanburg District, he enlisted as Private, Company F, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 9 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Culpeper, VA then returned to serve with his Company to November 1863. He was absent until June 1864 and was then slightly wounded at Halltown, VA on 21 (or 26) August 1864. He was in a hospital in Richmond to 6 September 1864 then on furlough for 30 days. He was surrendered on 26 April 1865 and paroled at Greensboro, NC on 2 May 1865.

After the War

In 1870 he was a farm worker in Cherokee Springs, Spartanburg County and was working his own place there by 1880 and was still farming there in 1900.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census for 1860-1900. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Keziah Catherine Willis (1840-1926) about 1867 and they had 9 children.

His brother Bolland Cash was in Company E and was killed at Sharpsburg.




09/25/1906; Spartanburg County, SC; burial in Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Chesnee, SC


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pp. 463-64  [AotW citation 24464]