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Confederate (CSV)


Francis George Eskew

(1846 - 1927)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 16 year old farm boy in Oaklawn, Greenville District, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 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 in a Richmond hospital to 30 October then given a 60 day furlough. He was slightly wounded at Chickamauga, GA on 20 September 1863. He was surrendered on 26 April 1865 and paroled at Greensboro, NC on 2 May 1865.

References & notes

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


06/20/1846; Greenville District, SC


11/06/1927; Warrior, Jefferson County, AL


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 502  [AotW citation 24504]