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Confederate (CSV)


William F. Singleton


(1839 - 1914)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 22 year old farmer in Conwayboro, Horry District, he enlisted as Private, Company L, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 26 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862 and captured nearby two days later.

The rest of the War

He was at Fort McHenry in Baltimore from 3-8 December, then sent to Fortress Monroe, VA for exchange. He was in a Petersburg, VA hospital 10-14 December, then given a 40 day furlough. He was absent in March 1864 and in hospitals from July to September, then on furlough again, with no further military record.

After the War

By 1880 and to at least 1900 he was a farmer in Bucks Township, Horry County. In 1910 he was peddling notions 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.


05/25/1839 in SC


07/27/1914; burial in Pauley Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery, Dongola, SC


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pp. 636-37  [AotW citation 24654]