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Confederate (CSV)


Charles Creech

(c. 1838 - ?)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 23, from Columbus County, NC, he enlisted as Private, Company L, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 26 June 1861. He reenlisted, in Company A, on 13 April 1862 but transferred back to Company L in May.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the shoulder in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was in hospitals in Richmond and Danville, VA and returned to duty in December 1862. He was wounded again, at Chickamauga, GA on 20 September 1863 and furloughed into November.

He transferred to Company C of the 5th North Carolina Infantry on 10 April 1864 and was wounded by a gunshot to his head in May 1864. He was captured 6 February 1865 near Petersburg, VA and released 26 June 1865 after taking the oath of allegiance.

After the War

He was living in Charleston, SC in 1870.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1


c. 1838; Johnson County, NC


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 478  [AotW citation 24482]