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Confederate (CSV)


Paul Mitchell

(c. 1840 - 1863)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 21 year old farmer at Oakland, Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company E, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861. He was promoted to 2nd Sergeant at the reorganization of 13 May 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was killed at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1

His brother Edward was killed at Sharpsburg.


c. 1840


07/02/1863; Gettysburg, PA


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 590  [AotW citation 24594]