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Confederate (CSV)


Charles Hammond


(c. 1838 - 1863)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 23, from Hamburg in the Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company I, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861. He reenlisted in Company A on 13 April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was at the Culpeper General Hospital into January 1863, then returned to duty. He was with his Company at Gettysburg on 2 July, where:

When both parties evacuated the field, our whole Brigade [Kershaw's] was found to have suffered severely - especially the old 7th. Company A had three killed on the field, Sergt. R. L. MIMS, JAS. JOHNSON and CHARLIE HAMMOND were these devoted men ...

References & notes

His service from Swain.1 His memorial is on Findagrave, source of the quote above, from the Edgefield Advertiser of 22 July 1863.


c. 1838


07/02/1863; Gettysburg, PA