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Confederate (CSV)


James Martin McGee

(1837 - 1902)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 25 year old coach maker at Diamond Hill, Abbevile District, he enlisted as Private in Company B, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862 and captured on 19 September.

The rest of the War

He was held at Fort McHenry in Baltimore to 24 May 1863, then exchanged at Fortress Monroe, VA. He was detailed to the Conscript Department (probably with the Invalid Corps) from about June 1863 to June 1864. He was in hospitals in Richmond and Danville, VA in November and discharged from the Invalid Corps 29 December 1864.

After the War

By 1880 he was a dry goods merchant in Greenville, SC.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1880. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


03/22/1837; Abbeville District, SC


08/29/1902; burial in Springwood Cemetery, Greenville, SC


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 572  [AotW citation 24577]