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Confederate (CSV)


John Milton Denny

(1840 - 1910)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 22 year old farmer at Oakland, Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company E, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was severely wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862: shot through the jaw and in both arms.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 14 January 1863.

After the War

In 1900 he was a night watchman in Johnston, Edgefield County, SC.

References & notes

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

He married Carolina Norris (1840-?) in December 1870 and they had a son, David. He married again, Sarah B. Aycock (1858-1939) in about 1890 and they had 4 children together.




04/10/1910; burial in Mount of Olives Cemetery, Johnston, SC


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 488  [AotW citation 24492]