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Confederate (CSV)


John J. Scott

(1822 - 1898)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 40 year old carpenter and farmer in Lowndesville, Abbeville District, he enlisted as Private, Company D, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 18 July 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was captured on 17 October in Charles Town, VA and sent to Fort McHenry in Baltimore, then to Aiken's Landing, VA for exchange on 25 October 1862. He was in the Winder Hospital in Richmond, VA into December. He was wounded again, by a gunshot to the groin at Chickamauga, GA on 20 September 1863. He was on furlough and in hospitals into January 1865.

After the War

He was a farmer and carpenter in Lowndesville by 1880.

References & notes

His service from Swain,1 who has his death in Texas in September 1898. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census for 1860 and 1880. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Mary Jane B. Hall (1828-1899) in 1850 and they had 4 children.


10/14/1822 in SC


04/09/1898; in SC; burial in Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Anderson County, SC


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 629  [AotW citation 24647]