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Confederate (CSV)


Barnett M. Still

(1833 - 1902)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 28 year old farmer in the Barnwell District, he enlisted as Private, Company H, 17th South Carolina Infantry on 9 December 1861 at Camp Hampton near Columbia, SC.

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 admitted to a hospital in Richmond, VA on 3 July 1864 for a gunshot wound and furloughed for 30 days on 23 July. He was captured at Petersburg, VA on 25 March 1865 and was a prisoner at Point Lookout, MD until he took the oath of allegiance and was released on 19 June 1865.

After the War

By 1880 and to at least 1900 he was a farmer in Bufords Bridge then George's Creek Township, Barnwell County, SC.

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), also as Barnard M. Still, online from fold3. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860-1900. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Susan Price (born Mary Susan White, 1833-1899) in 1853 and they had 7 children. Susan White was adopted by Barnett's Aunt Frances Still and Uncle Charles Price.


07/01/1833; Barnwell District, SC


11/04/1902; Barnwell County, SC; burial in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery, Barnwell, SC