Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
He was a Private in Company F, 6th South Carolina Infantry.
On the Campaign
He was probably killed or mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.
The rest of the War
Originally buried in "Mrs. Kennedy's little orchard opposite her house" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
Burial information from Pruett.1 He's not found in service records for the 6th South Carolina Infantry. No Gritten is found for any Confederate unit under that spelling.
Date not known; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD