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Confederate (CSV)


Samuel Watson Barron

(1840 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Corporal, Company E, 17th South Carolina Infantry on 27 February 1862 at Camp Pillow.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of disease or wounds on 22 December 1862, place not given.

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), as S.W. Boran, both online from fold3. Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite in York, SC and a memorial in Goldsboro, NC are on Findagrave.


01/10/1840; York District, SC


12/22/1862; in NC; burial in Ebenezer Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Rock Hill, SC