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Confederate (CSV)


Andrew Perrin Knox

(1840 - 1917)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 22 year old farmer in the Anderson District, he enlisted as a Private in Company G, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 9 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was captured near Maryland Heights, MD on 12 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He returned to duty in January 1863 but was in a hospital in Richmond, VA and on furlough. He was detailed as a nurse to General Hospital #2 in Columbia, SC into August 1864. He was ill in Charlotte, NC in January 1865 with no further military record.

References & notes

His service from Swain,1 as Andrew P. Knox. Personal details from family genealogists, at least one of whom has him as Andrew Palmer Knox, and from his death certificate. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Mollie Fowler (1865-1914) in 1885 and they had 6 children.

His brothers John C. and Chesley D. Knox enlisted with him in Company G in August 1862 and both died of disease in Staunton, VA in November 1862.




12/25/1917; Broadway, SC; burial in Belton Cemetery, Belton, SC


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 556  [AotW citation 24558]