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Confederate (CSV)


James Stewart

(c. 1845 - ?)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 17 year old farm boy in the Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company A, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 9 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He deserted from his unit at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863 and was sent to Philadelphia 4 July then on to Fort Delaware. He enlisted in US service, with Ahl's Independent Battery, (First) Delaware Heavy Artillery, mustered-in on 27 July 1863 as the battery was first organized, and served in the garrison at Fort Delaware to the end of the war.

References & notes

His service from Swain1 and his Compiled Service Records (for DE artillery) via the Historical Data Systems database.


c. 1845


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 646  [AotW citation 24667]