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Confederate (CSV)


Benjamin Sharpton

(c. 1843 - 1864)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

An 18 year old farmer in Graniteville, Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company F, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 1 June 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was detailed as an ambulance driver on 7 April 1863 and was killed at Cold Harbor, VA on 1 June 1864.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1


c. 1843


06/01/1864; Cold Harbor, VA


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 632  [AotW citation 24648]