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Confederate (CSV)


Samuel D. Major

(c. 1832 - 1862)

Home State: Tennessee

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Tennessee Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A teacher in Mt. Carmel, he enlisted as Private, Company H, 7th Tennessee Infantry on about 15 May 1861. He was appointed 2n Sergeant on 26 April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 23 October 1862.

References & notes

His service from Lindsley,1 who has him as Samuel D. Majors and says he was killed outright at Sharpsburg, and William Thomas Venner's The 7th Tennessee Infantry in the Civil War (2013).


c. 1832




1   Lindsley, John Berrien, The Military Annals of Tennessee. Confederate, Nashville: J.M. Lindsley, 1886, pg. 264  [AotW citation 25413]