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Confederate (CSV)


James C. Hawthorn

(c. 1842 - ?)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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.


c. 1842


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 532  [AotW citation 24532]