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Confederate (CSV)


James Jefferson Dobbins

(1836 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 26 year old farmer in Shallowford, Anderson District, he enlisted as Private, Company H, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 1 July 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was ill in General Hospital #13 in Richmond, VA by 13 October and died there of typhoid fever on 3 December 1862.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1 Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Martha/Matilda E Simmons (1839-) in about 1861 and they had a son Cary Jefferson Dobbins (1862-1926).


02/12/1836; Anderson District, SC


12/03/1862; Richmond, VA; burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond, VA


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 490  [AotW citation 24494]