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ABERCROMBIE

Abercrombie, A. - Company B, 1st S.C. Calvary, died at Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates .#3290, on the monument

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ABBOTT

Abbott, J. T. Private, (died July , 1862) Co. B, Palmetto Sharp Shooters

Abbott, Waddy T Company F, Private, Oconee, Dischd; Disabled in RR accident , Orr's Regiment

Abbott, J. Benjamin Co. F Private, Oconee, Dischd; Wounded paralized; lived at Walhalla in 1883, Orr's Regiment

Abbott, George Company F, Private, Oconee, Surrendered Appox; Selected at Sharpshooter; lived in TX in 1883, Orr's Regiment

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ADAMS

Adams, Ranson, (died August 1, 1862) Private, Pickens Co., Company E, 1st SC Rifles, Orrs, 20 when enlisted, Orr's Regiment

Adams, W. M. (died March 1, ?) Private , Company K, 22 SC Volunteers

Adams, William (died unknown) Private, Company B, 2nd SC Rifles

Adams, Robert L. Co. K, Private, Anderson Co., Orr's Regiment

Adams, James M. Company K, Private, Anderson Co. in battle at 2nd Manassas Transferred to Ft Sumter, Orr's Regiment

Adams, R. W. - 4th Cavalry B, South Carolina, in Elmira, #55

Adams A. - 25th, Co. H, South Carolina, in Elmira, #46

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ADDISON

Addison, W. S. - Company B, 14th S.C, died at Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates #3303, listed on the monument


AGNEW

Agnew A. M. Company G, age 40 when enlisted, Private, Abbeville Co., Wounded at Chancellorsville, May 3, 1863; died 1895, Orr's Regiment

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AHRINS?, AHREUS?

Ahrins? William H , Co. C, 18 when enlisted, Private, Oconee, in battle at Wilderness, Promoted from ranks to Sergeant to Major then Ensign?, Orr's Regiment

Ahreus? Wm H Sergt Major, Oconee, in battle at Wilderness, 5 May '64 Appointed 13 Dec '62; Promoted Ensign 1865

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ALBERTSON

Submitted by: Susan Brock-Booker, Walhalla, SC
Albertson, Jackson D. Company A, Private, Oconee Co, died in battle at Chancellorsville, Orr's Regiment, s/o Samuel Albertson and Cynthia Graham Albertson, was born April 02, 1831, and died May 03, 1865 in Killed in Battle of Chancellorville. He married KATHERINE PHILLIPS, daughter of LEVI PHILLIPS and RACHEL WHISENANT. She was born August 08, 1828, and died June 06, 1906 in Salem, SC.
Jackson Albertson was a shoemaker prior to the war. Jackson Albertson was 28 when he enlisted in Pickens District. as a private in Company A, 1 Reg., SC Rifles, Enlisted 7-20-1861 under Capt. James Livingston.

Children of JACKSON ALBERTSON and KATHERINE PHILLIPS are: i. LUCINDA ALBERTSON, b. January 19, 1853; d. October 13, 1932, Buried at Boone's Creek Baptist Church, Salem, SC; m. WILLIAM SKATES., ii. RACHEL M. ALBERTSON, b. 1855., iii. SARAH E. ALBERTSON, b. 1857; m. HAMPTON STANCIL., iv. CARRIE ALBERTSON, b. April 09, 1859; d. January 26, 1949, Buried at Boone's Creek Baptist Church, Salem, SC., v. MALINDA ALBERTSON, b. 1861; m. WILLIS GWYN., vi. JAMES THOMAS ALBERTSON, b. November 25, 1865, Salem, SC; d. July 03, 1940, Salem, SC buried at Stamp Creek Baptist Church.

Albertson J. C. a Private, Oconee, Orr's Regiment

Albertson Elias Co.F & C, Private, Oconee County, Wounded at Chancellorsville; Discharged , Orr's Regiment

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ALEXANDER

John Wesley Alexander - Generously submitted by: Val McGinness., from her book; "An Alexander Family of the Pee Dee Region in Eastern South Carolina".

Submitted by: Ronnie W. Bagwell, email secession62@hotmail.com
HIRAM J. ALEXANDER, b. 1838 d. 14 Dec. 1892. He served as a private in Co. B, 2nd SC Rifles. He enlisted 12 Oct. 1862. He was paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April, 1865. He was born in Pickens District, SC. He was a son of William "Hopping Bill" and Anna Robertson Alexander.  He was married on 17 Oct. 1867 to Elizabeth V. Crenshaw. He is buried at the Alexander Burying Ground at Crow Creek, SC. More about this family

The following are sons of my 4th great-grandparents, Daniel D. (1803-1853) and Levina Rice Alexander (1805-1880) of Pickens District, SC.

JACOB B. ALEXANDER, Private, Co. G, 12th SC Infantry. He was born 25 April 1835 in Salem, SC. He was married 18 Oct. 1860 to Charlotte Lucinda Hall. He was wounded on 1 July 1863 at Gettysburg, Pa. He was captured and paroled at Falling Waters, Md. on 14 July 1863. He was again captured in Gordon Co., Ga. in June 1864. No further record. He died on 13 Feb. 1917 and is buried at the Alexander Cem. in Salem, SC.

JORDAN ALEXANDER, Private, Co. F, 1st SC Cavalry/Co. A, 2nd SC Infantry. He was born 24 June 1837 in Pickens District, SC. He was married on 30 Nov. 1856 to Sarah Arleasy Bell. He enlisted on 1 April 1863. He transferred to the 2nd SC Infantry in August 1864. He was paroled at Greensboro, NC on 2 May 1865. He died on 17 June 1917 and is buried at the Alexander Cem. in Salem, SC.

ELIAS FRANKLIN ALEXANDER, Private, co. F, 1st SC Cavalry. He was born on 24 July 1839 in Pickens District, SC. He married Mary E. Green on 6 Oct. 1859 in Jackson Co., NC. He enlisted on 4 Dec. 1861. Last shown on muster roll for March/April 1864. He died on 31 Aug. 1902 and is buried at Pleasant Ridge Cem. in Oconee Co., SC.

JAMES AARON ALEXANDER, Private, Co. G, 12th SC Infantry/Co. B, 16th SC Infantry. He was born in Pickens District, SC in 1842. He was married to Mary Hall. He enlisted at Camp Hampton on 27 Nov. 1861. He was wounded twice at Lovejoy Station, Ga.. He was absent due to wounds (surgeon's certificate) as of 2 Sept. 1864. It is said that he died during the war.

Submitted by Hudson Alexander - email hardluck@bellsouth.com
Alexander, John Williamson - Co. G, 5th S.C. Inf., Born November 7, 1842 at Gaffney, South Carolina, Died June 7, 1913 at Gaffney, South Carolina. He was a private in Company "G" 5th South Carolina Infantry. He mustered in during first week of June, 1861 at Orangeburg, SC. He saw his first action at First Manassas. He remained with this unit for 10 months. He was a private in Company "G" 5th Virginia Cavalry. He enlisted with this unit April 14, 1862 at Richmond, Virginia. He was captured at Yellow Tavern May 11, 1864. He was transferred to Fortress Monroe, then to Point Lookout, & then to Elmira Prison (arriving there August 19, 1864). He was released from Elmira Prison on June 23, 1865. He arrived back home to Gaffney, South Carolina July 12, 1865.

Alexander, Thomas W. - Priv, Pickens, Wounded at Fredericksburg, Orr's Regiment

Alexander, James Prior Jr. Priv, Pickens, died in battle at Chancellorsville, Orr's Regiment, was born in 1833 in SC. He died on 12 May 1863 in Richmond, VA. He was married to Victoria Cottrell (daughter of Richard Cottrell) on 20 May 1858. Victoria Cottrell was born in 1845. James Prier Alexander and Victoria Cottrell had the following children: Josephine Alexander, Richard Napoleon Alexander. More on this family

Alexander, Pleasant McD Sergt , Oconee, Wounded at Chancellorsville; surrendered 1865, Orr's Regiment

Alexander, Milton T. Private, Pickens County, Discharged 1862 Orr's Regiment,

Alexander, Henson Private, Pickens County, died in battle at Petersburg,Wounded at 2nd Manassas and Fredericksburg , Orr's Regiment

Alexander, Joseph Company E, 21 when enlisted, Private, Died Aug 4, 1864, place not named, Orr's Regiment

Alexander, Isaac N. Company E, 23 when enlisted, Sergt, Discharged; promoted from ranks, Orr's Regiment

Alexander, James A. Company K, Private, Anderson Co., died in battle at Gaines Mill, Orr's Regiment

Alexander, John Wesley - 14th Reg, Co. A,South Carolina """reminiscence"" from 1932 that he was at Elmira; # 2955

Alexander, Pinckney Avinger - 25th Eutaw Regiment, Infantry, Co. F, South Carolina, Captured at Fort Fisher, NC and carried to Elmira, NY. Elmira, #6971

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ALFORD

Alford, Moses Company H, Private, Marion Co., Transferred March 1862, Orr's Regiment

Alford, Malcolm Co. H, Private, Marion Co., died in battle at South Anna, June 1864, Orr's Regiment

Alford, Douglas Co. H, Private, Marion Co., died of disease at home 1865, Orr's Regiment

Alford, Daniel W. Company H, Private, Marion Co., Wounded at Wilderness, 1864; Limb amputated 1875, Orr's Regiment

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ALGARY

Algary J. B. Company G, age 35 when enlisted, Private, Abbeville Co., Transferred to Navy 1863, Orr's Regiment

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ALLEN

Allen, Clark Co.B, Private, Abbeville, First man killed in Company by having bayonet ?, by accident at Sullivan's, Orr's Regiment

Allen, Laffayette W Co. F, Private, Oconee, died of disease at Richmond, Orr's Regiment

Allen, Henry Co. G, age 20 when enlisted, Private, Abbeville, died in battle at Jones' Farm, died Sep 30, 1864

Allen Drury - 25th, Co. E, South Carolina, Elmira Prison, #79

Submitted by: Charles H Byrd - Email address: byrdc@emh.gordon.army.mil
James Holland Allen, was born at Fruit Hill Section in Edgefield, S.C. (presently Saluda County) and was a brother of Ossamus W., Washington D. & Will Scott Allen. He entered the Confederate Service in 1861 with the 14th South Carolina Volunteers, Company K, as 3rd Lieutenant. He was wounded at 2nd Manassas and severely at Riddell' Shop, Va. He was promoted to Captain on the field of battle at Gettysburg, for his distinguished bravery on the field. He served as Captain until disabled by a sniper's shot at Riddell's Shop near Richmond, Va. in 1864. Company K of the 14th South Carolina Volunteers was one of the first to enter Gettysburg. On the the third day at Gettysburg, the strength of his company was listed at 43. Afterwards, the casualty list read: killed, 6; wounded, 29 ; missing, 2; total, 37, leaving only 6 to march back to the ranks to Virginia. After his disabling wound, he returned home and his company was taken over by his brother, Will Scott Allen. He suffered the rest of his life from his wounds and was incapacitated for manual labor. He married Martha Kinnard and they had seven children. He died of pneumonia in 1896.

Submitted by: Charles H Byrd - Email address: byrdc@emh.gordon.army.mil
Walter Scott Allen, was born in Fruit Hill Section of Edgefield, S.C. (presently Saluda County) and was a brother of Ossamus W., Washington D., and James H. Allen. He entered the Confederate Army as a Private with the 14th South Carolina Volunteers, Company K. He was severely wounded in the battle of Gaines Mill, Va., in the right arm near the shoulder and slightly in the head. He was slightly wounded in the breast at Chancellorsville, but did not leave the field. He had his clothes completely riddled at Gettysburg, but no wounds. On the the third day at Gettysburg, his gus stock was entirely shot off, but the shock did not even knock the gun out of his hand. He was complimented on both of these days by his commanding officer, Colonel Abner Perrin, commanding the brigade. He was severely wounded through the face at Spottsylvania Court House, in 1864, and in special orders by Colonel J.N. Brown of the 14th Regiment, S.C. Volunteers, was complimented for his distinguished conduct and bravery on the occasion and was recommended to the Secretary of War for a commission. The Secretary appointed him a 2nd Lieutenant in the Confederate States Army and the same day he was promoted to Captain of Company K, 14th Regiment South Carolina Volunteers. After sufficiently recovering from his wounds, he returned to Virginia and took command of his company and commanded the same around Petersburg, Va.. And at the surrender at Appomattox, he commanded not only his own company, but also six other companies of the regiment. He married Frances E. Adams and had eleven children.

Submitted by: Charles H Byrd - Email address: byrdc@emh.gordon.army.mil
Ossamus W. Allen. Born in Fruit Hill section of Edgefield, S.C. (presently Saluda County). Entered the Confederate Army with 14th South Carolina Volunteers, Company K in August 1861 as 1st Lieutenant, in which position he served intil overcome with typhoid fever, in the winter of 1862, when he resigned and returned home. He was wounded twice in the battle of Manassas and at Sharpsburg, in Maryland. Brother to Washington D., James H. & Will S. Allen. Married Hannah Coates who brought him 12 children.

Submitted by: Charles H Byrd - Email address: byrdc@emh.gordon.army.mil
Washington D. Allen, born at Fruit Hill in Edgefield, S.C. (presently Saluda County) and was a brother to Ossamus W., James H. & Will Scott Allen. He entered the Confederate Army as a Private in Sixth South Carolina Calvary, Company B and served the entire war and surrended with Johnston's Army in North Carolina in 1865. He was complimented on several occasions by the General Commanding the brigade and especially by his immediate Commanding Officers, for his untiring energy and determination and his universal good humor and his willingness to discharge every duty imposed upon him. Married Ella G. Mayes and had five children.

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ALTMAN

Altman, James P. - 21st, Co. A, South Carolina, sent to Elmira, # 91


AMICK

Amick, J. J. - Company I, 15th S. C., died at Point Lookout, # 3345, Listed on Point Lookout Prison Camp For Confederates, monuments Point Lookout

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AMMONS - AMOS

Ammons, John T. - Company H, Private, Marion Co., Wounded at Richmond June 1863

Amos, James - Company K, 18th SC, died at Point Lookout Prison, #3347, Listed on Point Lookout Prison Camp For Confederates, monuments Point Lookout


ANDERSON

Anderson, Charles W Co.A, Private, Pickens County, Wounded at Fredericksburg, Orr's Regiment

Anderson, Andrew J Co. A, Private, Pickens Co., Wounded at Fredericksburg , Orr's Regiment

Anderson, or Alexand William H Co. A, Sergt, Pickens County, Surrendered at Appomattox 1865, Orr's Regiment

Anderson, Edmond Co. B, Private, Abbeville County, Living in FL in 1883 , Orr's Regiment

Anderson, W F Co. D Private, Anderson County, died of disease in hospital 1862, Orr's Regiment

Anderson, David Co. D, Private, Anderson County, Transferred, Orr's Regiment

Anderson, D O Co. D, Private, Anderson County, died of wounds 27 Jun 1862 [Gaines Mill] , Orr's Regiment

Anderson Peter Co. F, Private, Oconee Co., Surrendered at Appomattox 1865; lived in Oconee County 1883, Orr's Regiment

Anderson, W. D. Com,pany G, age 18 when enlisted, Private, Abbeville Co., died of disease in hospital in 1862, Orr's Regiment

Anderson, David Co. F, l 32 , Corpl, Anderson Co., Orr's Regiment

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ANSEL

Ansel, John Co. C, Private, Oconee, Orr's Regiment


ANTHONY

Sargent Daniel Anthony (son of Henry Jacob Anthony and Averilla Griffin) was born in 1846 in Pickens Co., SC. He died in 1865 in NC. CSA


ARCHER

Archer, R C Co. D, Private, Anderson, Discharged 1862 , Orr's Regiment

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ARD

Ard, Benjamin - 25th, Co. K, South Carolina, sent to Elmira, #110

Ard, E. H.- 21st, Co. K, South Carolina Elmira, #111


ARNOLD

Arnold, Silas A. - (b. 1826 in Pickens Co., SC - died July 1862 in VA) Private, Company I, Palmetto Sharp Shooters.
Silas (the son of William D. ARNOLD and Susannah GAINES) and Sarah E. Cynthia PARSONS born 26 Jan 1830 (the daughter of Samuel C. PARSONS and Sarah Mathilda GARVIN) were married 04 Nov 1849 at Pickens Co., SC.

They had the following children: John T. ARNOLD was born about 1850, Avis C. ARNOLD was born 30 Nov 1852; died 24 Jan 1900, William H. ARNOLD was born about 1853, Frances Precella ARNOLD was born 01 Sep 0854 at Central,Pickens Co., SC; died 06 Jun 1923 at Central, Pickens Co., SC, Burkett Van ARNOLD was born 22 Apr 1856 at Pickens Co., SC, died 22 May 1881 at Pickens Co., SC; was buried 1881 at Mount Zion Baptist Cemetery, Central, Pickens Co., SC, Silas Oscar ARNOLD was born 1858 at Pickens Co., SC; died at TX or Arkansas.

Silas A. Arnold was buried at Central, Pickens Co., SC. After Arnold died, Sarah moved to Arkansas before 1879, with her youngest son Silas Oscar. Sarah moved about 1890 to TX. Sarah died 1912 at Ark or TX. Eras notes say TX

Arnold, John C - Co. C, age 17 when enlisted, Private, Laurens County, died of disease at Hospital, VA, Orr's Regiment

Arnold, Unreadable - Company K, Private, Anderson Co., Orr's Regiment

Arnold, Unreadable - Co. ?, l 34, Sergt , Greenville Co., Wounded at Fredericksburg, Orr's Regiment

Arnold, R. - Company I, Private, Palmetto Sharp Shooters, surrendered Appomattox on April 9, 1865

Arnold, J. B. - 1st Infantry Regiment Co. B (Hagoods), Company B, enrolled at Columbia, July 22, 1863, and assigned by the Commandant of Conscripts, August 4, 1863; reported on muster rolls of December 31, 1863, and June 30,, August 31, October 31, and December 31, 1864, and February 28, 1865, as absent without leave since September 21, 1863.

Arnold, John - SC 14th Regiment Volunteer Infantry - Ryan Guards, Company H, enlisted, This company was formed from men who lived in Edgefield County, in the area which is now Aiken County. The regiment was organized on September 9, 1861 and surrendered at Appomattox Court House, Virginia on April 9, 1865.

Arnold, R. B. - Hampton Legion Infantry, Lieutnant Colonel, surrendered at Appomattox Court House, Virginia on April 9, 1865.

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ARMSTRONG

Armstrong, Alex Company F, 1st Sergt, Oconee, died of wounds at Richmond, Wounded at Gaines Mill, Orr's Regiment

Armstrong Daniel B. Company K, Private, Anderson Co., Wounded at Fredericksburg, died since war, Orr's Regiment


ASHLEY

Ashley, W. A. - Company G, age 26 when enlisted, Private, Abbeville Co., Wounded at Deep Bottom July 28, 1864; living in 1883, Orr's Regiment

Ashley, R. S. - Co. G, age 25 when enlisted, Private, Abbeville Co., died of disease in hospital in 1862, Orr's Regiment

Ashley, Richard S. - Company G, 1st S.C. Rifles, died Point Lookout Prision, #3371, Listed on Point Lookout Prison Camp For Confederates monuments, Point Lookout

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ATKINSON

Atkinson, Thomas - 21st, Co. G, South Carolina, sent to Elmira, #123


ATTAWAY

Attaway, T. G. - 27th, Co.F, South Carolina, Listed on Point Lookout Prison Camp For Confederates monuments Point Lookout, #3381

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AVANT

Avant, J. R. - Company A, 21st SC, died Point Lookout Prision, # 3387, Listed on Point Lookout Prison Camp For Confederates, monuments Point Lookout

Avant, J. W. - Co. A, 5th SC Calvary, died Point Lookout Prison, # 3388, Listed on Point Lookout Prison Camp For Confederates, monuments Point Lookout

Avant S.- 27th, Co. E, Sgt., South Carolina, sent to Elmira, #133

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AVERY

Avery, August Co A, Private, Oconee Co., Wounded at Gaines Mill; surrendered at Appomattox 1865, Orr's Regiment


AVINGER

Avinger, Alexander Pinkney - 25th Regiment, Co. F, Sgt., South Carolina, Born in SC to Daniel and Kate (Shulknight) Avinger. Company known as Edisto Rifles.Taken prisoner at Fort Fisher, NC. Held captive until six months after the War. Returned to SC to become Post Master, planter, and merchant. Married Catherine ""Kate"" Schuler of Orangeburg Co. Died March 7, 1908, sent to Elmira prsion, #6710

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AUSTIN

Austin, W. H. Company G, age 35 when enlisted, Private, Abbeville Co., Discharged 1862 , Orr's Regiment

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AYERS

Ayers, Jefferson - Co. K, 17th SC, died Point Lookout Prision, #3391, Listed on Point Lookout Prison Camp For Confederates, monuments Point Lookout

Ayers, Samuel Company F, Private, Oconee Co., died of disease at Farmville, VA, Orr's Regiment

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