(? - 1862)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 23 year old physician, he enlisted as Private, Company C, Second South Carolina Infantry on 8 April 1861 in Columbia, SC (or 24 April 1861 on Morris Island) for one year. He reenlisted for two years and was appointed 2nd Lieutenant on 13 May 1862.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds on 5 October 1862 at Martinsburg, VA (now WV). His father Dr. Thomas Jefferson Goodwyn (1800-1877) filed a claim for his belongings and back pay in March or April 1863.
References & notes
His service from his Compiled Service Records,1. vis fold3. Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave, and has his death on 6 October 1862 in Vienna, VA.
His brother William Alfred Goodwyn (1842-1863) also died during the war, possibly while a clerk in the Confederate States Ordnance Office, Memphis, TN.
Date not known; Richland District, SC
10/05/1862; Martinsburg, WV; burial in Trinity Episcopal Cathedral Cemetery, Columbia, SC