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Confederate (CSV)


William Franklin Wyatt

(1832 - 1913)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 29 year old farmer at Brushy Creek, Anderson District, he enlisted as Private, Company H, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 1 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was detailed as a nurse on 14 September to care for the wounded after the action on Maryland Heights.

The rest of the War

He was captured with the wounded left behind at Charles Town, VA on 16 October 1862. He was paroled on 22 October at Harpers Ferry, sent to Fort McHenry in Baltimore, and on to Aiken's Landing, VA on 25 October for exchange. He was sick in Richmond, VA with dysentery in August 1864, and furloughed for 30 days with no further military record.

After the War

By 1880 and to at least 1900 he was a farmer at Brushy Creek, Anderson County, SC.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census for 1880 and 1900. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Dorcas Sarah Ann Tripp LaBoon (1831-1898) in 1855 and they had at least 4 children.


10/31/1832; Donaldsville, Abbeville District, SC


01/19/1913; Anderson County, SC; burial in Mount Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery, Anderson County, SC


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 681  [AotW citation 24695]