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Confederate (CSV)


Caleb C. O'Bryant

(c. 1822 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1852 he was a Constable in the Pickens District, SC. On 11 July 1861, giving his age as 39, he enlisted there as 2nd Corporal, Company G, 12th South Carolina Infantry. He was reduced to Private, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records, also as C.C. O'Briant, online from fold3. His death is not recorded in muster rolls but is found in his widow's claim. Personal details from family genealogists; at least one has his birth year as 1825. His 1852 occupation from Reports and Resolutions of South Carolina to the State Legislature (1852). Thanks to Scott O'Bryant for the pointer to his G-G-Great Uncle.

Caleb married Sarah Ann Boggs (b. 1826) in about 1844 and they had 4 sons. She applied for his final pay in October 1862, as Sarah Ann O'Briant, but his account was not settled until September 1864. She finally received the funds in December; $161.


c. 1822


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD