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Confederate (CSV)


J. Wade Younginer

(c. 1841 - ?)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 20 year old laborer in Graniteville, Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company F, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861. He was sick with pneumonia in Orange Court House, VA in July 1861 and furloughed for 30 days. While he was back to South Carolina he enlisted in the 19th South Carolina Infantry. He was arrested for desertion on 11 March 1862 and courtmartialed on 17 April 1862, but was found not guilty and sent back to the 7th Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was absent in June 1864 and in a hospital in Richmond, VA on 26 December 1864 with no further military record.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1850, which has him as Wade Younginer.


c. 1841; Lexington District, SC


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 683  [AotW citation 24699]