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Confederate (CSV)


Samuel J. Wallace

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company I, 17th South Carolina Infantry, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records, with his death at "Boonsboro" from Colonel McMaster's list for the 17th South Carolina (Confederate States Army Casualty Lists and Narrative Reports, RG 109, NARA), online from fold3. Personal details from family genealogists. His memorial is on Findagrave.

He married Eleanor Adaline Carnes (1837-1911) and they had a daughter Martha Ellen (1861-1931).


c. 1838; Lancaster District, SC


09/14/1862; Turner's Gap, MD