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J.W. Amick

J.W. Amick

Confederate (CSV)


Joseph W. Amick

(1843 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

An 18 year old farmer on his father's place in the Dutch Fork, Lexington District, he enlisted as Private, Company I, 15th South Carolina Infantry, about 1 September 1861.

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 and the US Census of 1860. His picture from one of unknown provenance posted online by the Sons of Confederate Veterans, as Joseph Wesley Amick.

Jacob Wesley Amick, the same age as Joseph, lived on one of the 4 Amick farms near Joseph and his family in the Dutch Fork in 1860, and was also a member of Company I. Their records are easily confused.


1843; Lexington District, 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 I, 15th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24876]