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Confederate (CSV)


James Winfrey Whitlock, Jr.

(1833 - 1915)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 28 year old farmer at Graniteville, Edgefield District, he enlisted as a Private, Company H, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861. He was elected 3rd Lieutenant on the reorganization of 13 May 1862. He was slightly wounded at Savage Station, VA on 29 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded, again slightly, in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was in hospitals in Richmond and under arrest by January 1863. He was tried by court martial on 13 January 1863 and found guilty of "conduct unbecoming an officer" and dismissed from the service to date from 12 February 1863.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1 Personal details from family genealogists.


03/28/1833; Edgefield District, SC


04/21/1915; Warrenville, SC; burial in Warrenville Cemetery, Warrenville, SC


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pp. 669-70  [AotW citation 24688]