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Confederate (CSV)


Leonard S. Chitty

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company G, 17th South Carolina Infantry on 2 January 1862.

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 was sick with typhoid fever in a hospital in Wilmington, NC and on furlough in March and April 1863 then present with his Company until granted a 10 day furlough in February 1864. He was slightly wounded by a gunshot to his right thigh on 19 May 1864 and furloughed on 1 June with no later military record.

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), online from fold3.