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Confederate (CSV)


Mark Walter Shealy

(1828 - 1920)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 32 year old farmer at Leesville, Lexington District, he enlisted as Private, Company M, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 17 March 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, slightly in the right leg at Bentonville, NC on 20 March 1865. He was captured at a hospital in Greensboro, NC and paroled on 19 May 1865.

After the War

He was a farmer in Norris, Edgefield County, SC by 1880. In 1900 he was farming in Saluda, and by 1910 was retired and living with his son Preston there.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census for 1880-1910. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Missouri Almena Fulmer (1834-1856) in February 1852 and they had 2 or 3 children. He married again, Elizabeth Caroline Long (1828-1906) and they had 3 children.


05/05/1828; Piney Woods, Lexington District, SC


04/02/1920; Saluda County, SC; burial in Leesville Cemetery, Leesville, SC


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pp. 633-34  [AotW citation 24650]