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Confederate (CSV)


Franklin Pickens Rush

(c. 1841 - 1864)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 20 year old farmer at Shatterfield, Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the leg in action on Maryland Heights on 13 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He returned to duty about October 1863 when he was detailed on hospita duty in Marietta, GA. He was back with his comamand, as a regimental mail carrier by February 1864, but was killed in action at Petersburg, VA on 22 June 1864.

References & notes

Service details from Swain.1


c. 1841


06/22/1864; Petersburg, VA


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 624  [AotW citation 24640]