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Confederate (CSV)


George W. Elrod

(1837 - 1863)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 25 year old farm worker in Douthit, Anderson District, he enlisted as Private, Company H, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 9 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was killed at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1 Personal details from family genealogists.


1837; Brushy Creek Township, Anderson District, SC


07/02/1863; Gettysburg, PA


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 501  [AotW citation 24503]