(1834 - 1906)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Staff
Unit: McLaws' Division
A cotton merchant in Charleston, he enlisted as Private, Company C, 7th South Carolina Cavalry, date not given.
On the Campaign
He was on the Maryland Campaign on General McLaws' staff. He helped tend his wounded brother, Colonel David W. Aiken, 7th SC Infantry on the field at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was a Lieutenant and Ordnance Officer to Generals Matthew Butler and (probably) John Dunovant in 1864, serving to as late as December of that year.
After the War
He was a farmer at Stony Point, Greenwood County, SC.
References & notes
01/10/1834; Winnsboro, SC
08/09/1906; Greenwood County, SC; burial in Magnolia Cemetery, Greenwood, SC
1 Krick, Robert E.L., Staff Officers in Gray; A Biographical Register of the Staff Officers in the Army of Northern Virginia, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003, pg. 59 [AotW citation 24704]
2 Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 148 [AotW citation 24705]