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Confederate (CSV)


John Culbreath

(c. 1838 - 1864)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 23 year old farmer on his father's place at Pleasant Lane, Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862 and was promoted to 4th Corporal on 19 September.

The rest of the War

He was on furlough in January - March 1863 and promoted to 2nd Corporal on 30 July. He was killed in action at Cold Harbor, VA on 2 June 1864.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1 Personal details from the US Census of 1860.


c. 1838 in SC


06/02/1864; Cold Harbor, VA


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 481  [AotW citation 24485]