(c. 1839 - 1864)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 22 year old farmer in the York District, he enlisted as Private, Company H, 12th South Carolina Infantry about 1 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was slightly wounded in the thigh in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was probably killed in action at Spotsylvania Court House, VA on 12 May 1864.
References & notes
His service from the Roll,1 which has him as M.C. McCammon and says he was killed at Gettysburg, and the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. Wound detail from a casualty list in the Yorkville Enquirer of 8 October 1862. Personal details from the US Census for 1860 and family genealogists.
He married Rhodicea Spray (1841-1916) and they had 2 children.
c. 1839; York District, SC
05/12/1864; Spotsylvania Court House, VA