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Confederate (CSV)


Berry J. McKinney

(c. 1845 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 17 year old farmer in Damascus, Spartanburg District, he enlisted as Private, Company F, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 9 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Missing after the battle, he died on 3 November 1862 of pneumonia (and probably effects of his wound) at Staunton, VA.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1845 in SC


11/03/1862; Staunton, VA; burial in Thornrose Cemetery, Staunton, VA


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 575  [AotW citation 24583]