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Confederate (CSV)


Sanford Eugene Freeland

(1842 - 1904)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From the Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 15th South Carolina Infantry, about 1 September 1861. He was promoted to Sergeant, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862 and again at Sharpsburg on the 17th.

The rest of the War

He was appointed acting Quartermaster and was an Enrolling Officer while recovering from his wounds.

After the War

By 1870 he was a farmer at Saluda, Edgefield County and he farmed in Edgefield to at least 1900.

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 for 1870-1900. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Mary Parkman (1831-1921) in February 1860 and they had 9 children.


08/02/1842 in GA


08/07/1904; Edgefield County, SC; burial in Freeland Family Cemetery, Plum Branch, McCormick County, SC