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Confederate (CSV)


Joseph Benson Hoy

(1828 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From the Fairfield District, he enlisted as Private, Company E, 15th South Carolina Infantry about 1 September 1861. He was promoted to Lieutenant in April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Roll 1 and the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. Personal details from family genealogists. His memorial is on Findagrave.

He married Judith Elizabeth Oliver (1828-1898) in October 1847 and they had 5 children.


01/27/1828; Monticello, SC


09/14/1862; Fox's Gap, MD


1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Roll of Company E, 15th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24851]