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Confederate (CSV)


R. H. Randall

(? - 1865)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company C, 17th South Carolina Infantry on 28 April 1862 at Camp Pillow.

On the Campaign

He was in action at Boonsboro (Turner's Gap) on South Mountain, MD on 14 September and at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was in a hospital in Richmond, VA in September then furloughed home for 30 days on 3 October. He was sick with a fever in a hospital in Wilmington, NC in April 1863 and was listed as a deserter "between Savannah and Charleston" on 27 August 1863. He was in arrest at Charleston after 13 November and in the jail in Charleston to at least February 1864 but was was back with his Company by April. He was wounded on 5 August 1864 but back on duty by October. He died, cause not given, in the CS General Hospital in Petersburg, VA on 28 March 1865.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records, with his presence at "Boonsboro" and Sharpsburg from Colonel McMaster's list for the 17th South Carolina (Confederate States Army Casualty Lists and Narrative Reports, RG 109, NARA), both online from fold3.


03/28/1865; Petersburg, VA