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Confederate (CSV)


Edward Toney

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 17 year old living on his father's substantial farm at Graniteville, Edgefield District in 1860, he enlisted as Private, Company H, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861. He was promoted to 5th Sergeant in September 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at Charles Town, VA on 16 October 1862.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1 Details from the US Census for 1860. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1843 in SC


10/16/1862; Charles Town, VA; burial in Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town, WV


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 655  [AotW citation 24676]