(c. 1842 - ?)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
An 18 year old college student (Erskine?) from West Corner, Abbeville District, he enlisted as Private, Company B, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 4 June 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by a gunshot to his foot in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was in Chimborazo Hospital #3 in Richmond, VA to 27 November, then on a 60 day furlough. He was promoted to 4th Corporal on 2 June 1864 with no further military record.
After the War
He was living in Abbeville County in 1870.
References & notes
His service from Swain,1 as James Calvin Hawthorn.