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Confederate (CSV)


Jesse Rutledge Perry

(c. 1833 - 1864)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 29 year old farmer at Arnolds Mills, Pickens District, he enlisted as Private, Company A, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 9 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was in hospitals in Richmond, VA from 28 October into April 1863. He was in a hospital in Lynchburg, VA in September 1863 and one in Columbia, SC in December. He died at home on 24 May 1864.

More on the Web

His service from Swain.1 Personal details from family genealogists.

He married Lucinda Jane Becknell (1836-c. 1900) in November 1855 and they had 4 children.


c. 1833; Pickens District, SC


05//24/1864; Easley, SC


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 604  [AotW citation 24610]