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Confederate (CSV)


Densley Youngblood

(c. 1827 - ?)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 33 year old farmer at Dorn's Mills, Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company G, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on Maryland Heights, MD near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862 or at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862, and was furloughed for 40 days. He was promoted to 3rd Corporal on 6 July 1863. He was on recruiting duty in Edgefield about August 1863 and returned to his Company in about April 1864. He was in a Richmond, VA hospital with an "old wound" in June and July 1864 and the last two fingers on his left hand were amputated. He was retired from active service on 6 August 1864.

After the War

He was living in Saluda, SC in 1900.

References & notes

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

His brother Bryant was also in Company G and was wounded on Maryland Heights.


c. 1827; Youngblood, Pike County, AL


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pp. 682-83  [AotW citation 24698]