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Confederate (CSV)


James Thompson Rice

(1828 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 33 year old farmer in Anderson Court House, he enlisted as Private, Company I, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 9 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was paroled on 22 September 1862 near Sandy Hook, MD but died of his wound on 5 October 1862 at the US Army hospital in Pleasant Valley, MD.

After the War

He may have been reinterred with other Confederate dead to the Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD, but his name is not among those identified as such.

More on the Web

His service from Swain.1




10/05/1862; Pleasant Valley, MD


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 618  [AotW citation 24631]