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Confederate (CSV)


Jeptha Floyd

(c. 1834 - 1915)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 28 year old farmer in Sandy Grove, Clarendon District, he enlisted as Private, Company I, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 9 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot to his chest in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was in hospitals in Richmond and Danville, VA into January 1863. He was wounded again, slightly, at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863. He was with his unit to June of 1864 with no later military record.

After the War

He returned to Clarendon County and was a farmer there for the rest of his life. He began receiving a veteran's pension in 1896 and it was upgraded in 1911, when he was listed as paralyzed.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1 Personal details from family genealogists. His pension status and death year in Reports and Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina (1897, 1912, 1916).

He married Fannie Welch (1840-?) and they had 3 children,


c. 1834 in SC




1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 507  [AotW citation 24509]