(1844 - 1920)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 17 year old farm worker in Richardsonville, Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company G, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861.
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 on furlough in February and March 1863 and wounded again, at Chickamauga, GA on 20 September 1863. He was surrendered on 26 April 1865 and paroled at Greensboro, NC on 2 May 1865.
After the War
By 1880 he was a farmer at Cooper, Edgefield County, as Clay Dodgen.
References & notes
10/23/1920; Edgefield County, SC; burial in Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery, Saluda, SC