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Confederate (CSV)


Roderick Moses McLeod

(1844 - 1916)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 18 year, from Manning, Clarendon District, he enlisted as Private, Company I, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 9 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot to the head in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was in a hospital in Richmond, VA by 28 September. He returned to duty in January 1863 and was present with his Company to July 1864 with no further military record.

After the War

In 1900 he was a machinist in Yalobusha County, MS.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1900. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Kate Ester "Katie" Morrison (1854-1907) and they had 9 children.




12/19/1916; burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Water Valley, MS


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 576  [AotW citation 24584]