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Confederate (CSV)


John Mincey

(c. 1841 - 1864)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 20 year old farmer at Conwayboro, Horry District, he enlisted as Private, Company L, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 26 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot to his hip in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 and was captured there.

The rest of the War

He was paroled on 27 September and in a hospital in Richmond by 28 October and on furlough for at least 30 days. He was wounded again, mortally, near Knoxville, TN on 18 November 1863 and died of wounds at Bristol, TN on 8 May 1864.

References & notes

His service from Swain,1 as John T. Mincey. Personal details from family genealogists.

He married Elizabeth Ann "Bessie" Holmes (1843-1910). After his death she had a son John T. Mincey (1864-1930).


c. 1841 in SC


05/08/1864; Bristol, TN


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pp. 588-89  [AotW citation 24591]