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Confederate (CSV)


David Francis Roper

(1830 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 32 year old farmer in Eighteen Mile, Pickens District, he enlisted as a Private in Company H, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of typhoid fever (and probably wounds) at Staunton, VA on 26 October 1862.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.




10/26/1862; Staunton, VA; burial in Thornrose Cemetery, Staunton, VA


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 623  [AotW citation 24638]