(c. 1838 - 1863)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
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
07/02/1863; Gettysburg, PA