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Confederate (CSV)


Anthony Caldwell Deal

(1842 - 1904)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

An 18 year old farm worker at Phoenix, Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861. He was slightly wounded in the chest at Savage Station, VA on 29 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action in Maryland; either on Maryland Heights on 13 September or at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was wounded for the third time, at Chickamauga, GA on 20 September 1863 and returned to duty about July 1864. He was surrendered on 26 April 1865 and paroled at Greensboro, NC on 2 May 1865.

After the War

By 1870 and to at least 1880 he was a farmer in Hibler Township, Edgefield County. He was farming in Callison Township, Greenwood County 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 Sarah "Sallie" Haseltine Rush (1846-1922) in December 1869 and they had 4 children.




04/27/1904; Greenwood County, SC; burial in Bold Spring Baptist Church Cemetery, Callison, SC


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pp. 485-86  [AotW citation 24491]