(1840 - 1889)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
An 21 year old merchant in Oakland, Edgefield District, he enlisted as 5th Corporal, Company E, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861. He reenlisted, as First Corporal, in Company M on 11 February 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in his right arm in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
His arm was amputated in a hospital near Winchester, VA and he was in Chimborazo Hospital #1 in Richmond by 8 November. He was furloughed for 60 days on 15 November and promoted to 5th Sergeant to date from 1 December 1862. He was discharged for disability on 11 February 1863.
After the War
By 1880 he was farming at Huiet Township, Edgefield County, SC.
References & notes
His service from Swain.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the 1880 US Census. His gravesite is on Findagrave, as Jacob Eugene Huiet III (?).
His brother John was in Company M and also wounded at Sharpsburg.
He married Mary Ann "Mollie" Davenport (1845-1926) in about 1863 and they had 9 children.
03/18/1840; Saluda, SC
03/18/1889; Saluda County, SC; burial in Huiet Family Cemetery, Saluda County, SC