5th South Carolina Cavalry Regiment
Surname F

FAIREY (FARY), Samuel M. (18171893): 14/BPVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 30 Jul 1817, Orangeburg Dist., SC. Enlisted, 7 Jan 1862, age 45, but no further record of service found. Post-war, farmer in Orangeburg Co., SC. d. 20 Oct 1893, and buried at New Hope UMC, Rowesville, SC. m. Fannie Irene Margaret FAIREY.

(FAIRY, Edmond J. (1832?1862): 14/DPVT, Barnwell Dist. Residence: Bamberg, SC; occupation: overseer. Enlisted at Binnaker's Bridge, Barnwell Dist., SC, 28 Dec 1861, age 29. DOD in hospital at McPhersonville, SC, 12 Jul 1862.

FANN (FARM), Robert Alexander: HCC, 5/K, DBN/BPVT, Richland Dist. b. abt 1812. Enlisted at Columbia, SC, 30 Dec 1862, age 51, as substitute for Jasper GIBBS. Detached to Dismounted Bn., 15 Jul 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 1 Dec 1864. Farming in upper Richland Co., SC, in 1880. d. bef. 1897. m. Arena MARSH, 1841.

FANNING, John Calhoun (18331916): 14/D, 5/I1SG, Orangeburg Dist. b. 5 May 1833. 5' 11" tall, light complexion, light eyes, dark eyes, occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Binnaker's Bridge, Barnwell Dist., SC, 28 Dec 1861, age 28. Paroled at Augusta, GA, 25 May 1865. Post-war, farmer in Orangeburg Co., SC. d. 9 Mar 1916, and buried in Methodist Cemetery, Springfield, SC. m. Katharine PORTER, abt. 1855.

FANT, John Alexander (18251894): 5/KPVT, Union Dist. b. 3 Apr 1825, Santuc, SC. Occupation: planter. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 17 Feb 1863, age 37. Previously served as 2LT in Co. K, 7th SC Reserve Infantry. Detailed as regimental wagon master. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Post-war, farmer in Union Co., SC. d. 20 Jun 1894, and buried at Cane Creek Presbyterian Church, Santuc, SC. m. Sarah Jane MCJUNKIN, 29 Oct 1857.

(FANT, Oliver Hazard Perry (18191902): 5/KPVT, Laurens Dist. b. 2 Aug 1821, Union Dist. SC. Enlisted at Kenansville, NC, 29 Aug 1863, age 44. Previously served in Co. D, 9th SC Reserve Infantry. WIA (gunshot in left leg) at Trevilian Station, VA, 11 Jun 1864. Last reported as granted a 120-day furlough at General Hospital, Charlottesville, VA, 7 Jul 1864. Post-war. farmer in Anderson Co., SC. d. 28 Sep 1902, Anderson, SC, and buried at Odell's Chapel Methodist Church, Laurens Co., SC. m. Mildred Ann MEGEE, 16 Jan 1844.

FARM (see FANN).

FARMER, Stephen: SJMR, 5/EPVT, Charleston Dist. b. Apr 1819, TN. Residence: St. John's Berkeley Parish, Charleston Dist., SC; occupation: planter. Enlisted at McClellanville, SC, 31 Mar 1862, age 43. Trans. to Co. L/O, 20th SC Infantry, 26 Sep 1863. Last reported present, 29 Feb 1864. Farming in Harlan Co., KY, in 1900.

FARR, David Alexander Thomas (18441905): 5/KPVT, Union Dist. b. 1844. Residence: Jonesville, SC. Trans. from Co. F, 6th SC Cavalry, in exchange with Danuel Pinckney GILBERT, and joined the company at Kenansville, NC, 4 Oct 1863, age 18. Paroled at Greensboro, NC, [1] May 1865. Post-war, farmer in Union Co., SC. d. 1905, and buried in Gilead Cemetery, Union Co., SC.

FAUST, Angus Augustus (18391898): 14/D, 5/IPVT, Barnwell Dist. b. 23 Aug 1839. Residence: Graham's Turnout (Denmark), SC. Enlisted at Binnaker's Bridge, Barnwell Dist., SC, 28 Dec 1861, age 23. Detached to Signal Corps at Pocotaligo, SC, 21 Apr 18634 Apr 1864. Detached to horse infirmary at Lynchburg, VA, abt. Jul 1864. Post-war, farmer in Bamberg Co., SC. d. 15 May 1898 and buried at Springtown Baptist Church Cemetery, Bamberg Co., SC. m. Addie L. TROWELL (18451885). Brother of Curtis Cornelius FAUST.

FAUST, Curtis Cornelius (18281889): 14/DSGT, 14/FSSGM, 5/IPVT, Barnwell Dist. b. 28 Sep 1828, Barnwell Dist., SC. Residence: Graham's Turnout (Denmark), SC; occupation: surveyor. Enlisted at Binnaker's Bridge, Barnwell Dist., SC, 28 Dec 1861, age 33, and appt. SGT. Appt. SGM, 26 May 1862. Reported as PVT, 1 Apr 1863. Last reported as present, 31 Oct 1864. Post-war, farmer in Bamberg Co., SC. d. 21 Apr 1889, Denmark, SC. m. Annie Catherine JENNINGS, 21 Dec 1860. Brother of Angus Augustus FAUST.

FAUST, Henry M., M.D.: 14/DPVT, 14/FSASG, 5/FSASG, Barnwell Dist. b. abt. 1835. Reported present with company at Pocotaligo, SC, 31 Mar 1862, [age 27]. Appt. CPT/ASG, 17 Apr 1862, with DOR from 24 Feb 1862. Last reported as detached to horse infirmary at Stoney Creek, VA, 4 Nov 1864. Post-war, physician and farmer in Bamberg, SC. Living in 1897.

(FEHRENBACH, Harmon H.: 1MM/J, 17/A, 5/DPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1845. 5' 5" tall, dark complexion, dark hair, dark eyes, occupation: clerk. Entered State service at Charleston, SC, 6 Nov 1861. Reenlisted in Confederate service at Charleston, SC, 17 Feb 1862, age 17, as substitute for Nicholas FEHRENBACH. Reenlisted in his own name at age 18, 10 Aug 1863. Detached to horse infirmary at Stoney Creek, VA, 10 Oct 1864, and capt. there, 1 Dec 1864. Sent to Point Lookout, MD, and exchanged, 10 Feb 1865. Admitted to Jackson Hospital, Richmond, VA, 16 Feb 1865, and granted a 60-day furlough, 21 Feb 1865. Post-war, operated a restaurant in Charleston, SC. Living in 1897.

FEHRENBACH, Nicholas ("Nick"): 1MM/J, 17/A, 5/DPVT, Charleston Dist. 5' 7" tall, dark complexion, dark hair, dark eyes, occupation: restaurant keeper. Entered State service at Charleston, SC, 6 Nov 1861, and served to 31 Dec 1861. Enlisted in Confederate service at Charleston, SC, 17 Feb 1862, age 30, and furnished a substitute (Harmon H. FEHRENBACH). Engaged in blockade running, and served as steward on the Margaret & Jesse out of Wilmington, NC. Reported AWOL after his substitute came of age, 10 Aug 1863. Post-war, operated a restaurant and billiard parlor in Charleston, SC. Living in 1897.

FELDER, Chester W.: 14/A, 5/HPVT, Clarendon Dist. b. abt. 1821. Residence: Fulton, SC; occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Ashepoo Ferry SC, 22 Mar 1862, [age 41]. Discharged for overage, 5 Jun 1862, and then served as a substitute for T. Adams WAY. Discharged again for overage, 1 Jan 1863. Farming in Clarendonn Co, SC, in 1870. d. bef. 1891.

(FELDER, Daniel R. (18271864): 14/B, 5/APVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 27 Oct 1827, Orangeburg Dist., SC. Enlisted at Orangeburg, SC, 24 Dec 1861, age 34. Detailed as company commissary. KIA at Gravelly Run, VA, 23 Aug 1864. Brother of David Willey, Lovic Ephraim Darley, and President Young Adams FELDER.

FELDER, David Willey (18351882): 14/BPVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 25 Dec 1835, Orangeburg Dist., SC. Residence: Rowes Pump (Rowesville), SC. Enlisted at Orangeburg, SC, 24 Dec 1861, age 26, but never reported for duty. Appears to have later served in Co. H, 1st (Gregg's) SC Infantry, and paroled at Appomattox C.H., VA, 9 Apr 1865. d. 10 Sep 1882, and buried at Shiloh Methodist Church, Bowman, SC. Brother of Daniel R., Lovic Ephriam Darley, and President Young Adams FELDER.

(FELDER, Frederick Frank: 5/EPVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. Apr 1831. 5' 8" tall, fair complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes. Enlisted at Mount Pleasant, SC, 23 Oct 1863, age 32. Capt. at Stoney Creek, VA, 1 Dec 1864. Sent to Point Lookout, MD, and released, 27 Jun 1865. Farming at Pine Grove, Orangeburg Co., SC, in 1900.

FELDER, Joseph A.: 14/B, 5/APVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. abt. 1840. Enlisted at Orangeburg, SC, 24 Dec 1861, age 21. Granted a 30-day furlough at General Hospital, Danville, VA, 26 Oct 1864. Per "Memory Rolls," surrendered [at Hillsboro, NC, 27 Apr] 1865.

(FELDER, Lorick Ephraim Darley (18411914): 14/B, 5ACPL, Orangeburg Dist. b. 24 Jun 1841, Orangeburg Dist., SC. Residence: Rowes Pump (Rowesville), SC. Enlisted at Orangeburg, SC, 24 Dec 1861, age 20. WIA (gunshot in left leg) at Trevilian Station, VA, 12 Jun 1864. Granted a 60-day furlough at General Hospital, Charlottesville, VA, 19 Jul 1864. Admitted to General Hospital, Columbia, SC, 20 Oct 1864. Per "Memory Rolls," surrendered [at Hillsboro, NC, 27 Apr] 1865. Post-war, farmer in Orangeburg Co., SC. d. 22 May 1914, and buried at Shiloh Methodist Church, Bowman, SC. m. Frances COLLIER, abt. 1866. Brother of Daniel R., David Willey, and President Young Adams FELDER.

FELDER, Paul Stroman (18191897): 14/FSLTC, Orangeburg Dist. b. 11 Sep 1819, Felderville, Orangeburg Dist., SC. Not reelected at reorganization in May 1862, and saw no further service. Post-war, farmer in Orangeburg Co., SC. d. 7 Jan 1897, Felderville, SC, and buried there in Felder Cemetery. m. Anne Margaret STROMAN, 9 Apr 1844.

((FELDER, President ("Press") Young Adams (18311864): 14/B, 5/APVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 28 Oct 1831, Orangeburg Dist., SC. Enlisted at Orangeburg, SC, 24 Dec 1861, age 30. WIA (dangerously, in neck) at Drewry's Bluff, VA, 16 May 1864. DOW in Chimborazo Hospital, Richmond, VA, 28 May 1864. Brother of Daniel R., David Willey, and Lovic Ephraim Darley FELDER.

FELKEL, Gabriel (18201864): 5/APVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 19 Oct 1820. Residence: Orangeburg, SC. Per "Memory Rolls," he furnished a substitute and was discharged. No other record of service found. d. 8 Aug 1864, and buried at Jericho Methodist Church, Cameron, SC. m. Margaret HUNGERPILLER, 6 Jan 1843. Father of Obediah B. and Simeon Boyd FELKEL.

(FELKEL, Obediah B. (18451864): 14/B, 5/A, DBN/BPVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 1845, Orangeburg, SC. Residence: Orangeburg, SC. Enlisted at Tulifinny, SC, 3 Nov 1862, age 17. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. KIA at Burgess' Mill, VA, 27 Oct 1864. Son of Gabriel FELKEL, and brother of Simeon Boyd FELKEL.

FELKEL, Simeon Boyd (18431907): 14/B, 5/APVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 13 Nov 1843, Orangburg, SC. Residence: Orangeburg, SC. Enlisted at Orangeburg, SC, 24 Dec 1861, age 18. Discharged for disability, 21 Jan 1863. Post-war, farmer in Orangeburg Co., SC. d. 12 Jul 1907, and buried at Jericho Methodist Church, Cameron, SC. m. Martha Jane BAIR, abt. 1865. Son of Gabriel FELKEL, and brother of Obediah B. FELKEL.

FELL, John Hamlin (18451883): 5/DPVT, Charleston Dist. b. 1845. 5' 7" tall, light complexion, light hair light eyes, occupation: student. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 18 Jul 1863, age 17. Appt. cadet in SCMA (Arsenal), Columbia, SC, 12 Dec 1863, and assigned to Co. B, Bn. of State Cadets. Post-war, clerk in Charleston, SC, and Savannah, GA. d. 1883.

FELLERS, Lemuel Calvin (18241899): 5/FPVT, Lexington Dist. b. 20 Oct 1824, Edgefield Dist., SC. Enlisted at Pocotaligo, SC, 28 Feb 1863, age 38. Paroled at Augusta, GA, 19 May 1865. Post-war, farmer in Edgefield Co., SC. d. 15 Feb 1899, Saluda, SC, and buried there at Corinth Lutheran Church. m. Margaret Mahala WYSE

(FENDER, Jacob Lawrence: 5/IPVT, Barnwell Dist. b. 1844, Barnwell Dist., SC. Enlisted at McClellanville, SC, 26 Sep 1863, age 19. WIA (foot, severely) at Burgess' Mill, VA, 27 Oct 1864. Last reported as granted 60-day furlough at Jackson Hospital, Richmond, VA, 4 Nov 1864. Farming in Colleton Co., SC, in 1880. m. Sarah Adeline HIERS, 27 Feb 1868. Brother of Thomas D. and William M. FENDER.

((FENDER, Thomas D. (18461865): 5/IPVT, Barnwell Dist. b. 1846, Barnwell Dist., SC. Residence: Midway, SC. Enlisted at Pocotaligo, SC, 11 Feb 1863, age 17, while AWOL from Co. G, 1st (Hagood's) SC Infantry. Ordered back to original command, 23 Jun 1863. WIA at Fort Harrison, VA, 29 Sep 1864, resulting in amputation of left leg. DOW in Jackson Hospital, Richmond, VA, 9 Feb 1865, and buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA. Brother of Jacob Lawrence and William M. FENDER.

FENDER, William M. (18331870): 5/IPVT, Barnwell Dist. b. 1833, Barnwell Dist., SC. Enlisted at Pocotaligo, SC, 9 Mar 1863, [age 30]. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. d. Dec 1870, Barnwell Co., SC. Brother of Jacob Lawrence and Thomas D. FENDER.

FENNEL (FENNELL), George Michael: 5/BPVT, Beaufort Dist. b. abt. 1843. Residence: Whippy Swamp, SC; occupation: farm worker. Enlisted at Camp Jeffords, Charleston, SC, 1 Feb 1863, [age 20]. Paroled at Augusta, GA, 25 May 1865. Farm worker in Barnwell Co., SC, in 1880.

FERGUSON, Samuel Wragg (18341917): 5/FSCOL, Charleston Dist. b. 3 Nov 1834, Charleston, SC. Graduated from USMA, 1857, and appt. LT in US Dragoons. Participated in Utah Expedition 18571858, and stationed at Fort Walla Walla, WA, 18591860. Resigned in 1861, and returned to SC. Appt. 1LT, CSA, 16 Mar 1861, and served on staff of GEN P. G. T. BEAUREGARD. Appt. LTC, 28th MS Cavalry, 24 Feb 1862. Injured in fall from horse in Aug 1862, and returned to his home in Charleston, SC, to recuperate. Appt. COL, 5th SC Cavalry, 18 Jan 1863, age 28, but declined appt. and never joined regiment. Returned to MS, and appt. BG, 23 Jul 1863. Commanded a brigade of cavalry in the Georgia and Carolinas Campaigns of 18641865. In the last days of the war, he escorted Jefferson DAVIS (his USMA classmate) and the Confederate cabinet from Charlotte, NC, to Washington, GA, where his command was disbanded on 5 May 1865. Post-war, lawyer in Greenville, MS. d. 3 Feb 1917, Jackson, MS, and buried there in Greenwood Cemetery. m. Catherine LEE, 28 Apr 1862.

FERRELL, David T. (18331887): 17/BPVT, 5/GSGT, Charleston Dist. b. 25 Apr 1833. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 20 Mar 1862, age 25. Appt. SGT, 31 Oct 1862. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. d. 7 Nov 1887. Brother of Pinkney H. FERRELL.

FERRELL, Pinkney H.: 5/D, DBN/BPVT, Charleston Dist. b. 1845, Goose Creek, SC. Residence: Mount Holly, SC; occupation: farm worker. 5' 8" tall, fair complexion, dark hair, light eyes. Enlisted at Green Pond, SC, 17 Feb 1863, age 17. Previously served in Earnest's Co., 1st (Martin's) SC Mounted Militia. Detached to Dismounted Bn., 26 Oct 1864. Surrendered at Hillsboro, NC, 27 Apr 1865. Sawmill worker in Hampton Co., SC, in 1880. Living in 1897. Brother of David T. FERRELL.

FIELDS, H. P.: 17/C, 5/BPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1837. Enlisted at Camp Gist, James Island, SC, 20 Mar 1862, age 25. Last reported as granted a 40-day furlough to procure a horse, 5 Aug 1864. Per "Memory Rolls," trans. to an unidentified command.

(FIELDS, John S. (18421872): 14/C, 5/FPVT, Lexington Dist. b. 3 Sep 1842. Enlisted at Lexington C.H., SC, 18 Dec 1861, age 19. Convicted by court-martial of sleeping on post, 8 Apr 1863, and sentenced to hard labor. WIA (gunshot in left thigh) at Haws' Shop, VA, 28 May 1864. Granted 60-day medical furlough, 11 Jul 1864. Paroled at Greensboro, NC, [1] May 1865. d. 15 Oct 1872, and buried at St. Stephen's Lutheran Church, Lexington, SC. m. Gracie Alvina ROBERTS, 24 May 1865; she applied for a Confederate widow's pension at Lexington, SC, 22 Sep 1919.

FINK, George A.: 14/C, 5/F, DBN/BPVT, Lexington Dist. b. Apr 1834, NC. Enlisted at Lexington C.H., SC, 18 Dec 1861, age 27. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Paroled at Augusta, GA, 20 May 1865. Living in Euharlee, Bartow Co., GA in 1910.

FINKLEA, Samuel James (18311916): SJMR, 5/EPVT, Charleston Dist. b. 15 Aug 1831. Residence: Honey Hill, SC. Enlisted at McClellanville, SC, 30 Oct 1861, age 30. Apparently trans. to Co. O, 20th SC Infantry, abt. Aug 1863. After that unit disbanded, served in Co. F, PBLA. Last reported on 31 Dec 1864, as detached to Ordnance Dept. at Adams, Run, SC, since 10 Aug 1864. Post-war, farmer in Berkeley Co., SC. d. 1 Jan 1916, and buried in Mount Zion Cemetery, Honey Hill, St. James Santee Parish, Berkeley Co., SC.

FISHBURNE, Francis ("Frank") Chalmers (18491910): 5/HPVT, Charleston Dist. b. 8 Oct 1849, Charleston, SC. Residence: Charleston, SC, occupation: student. Enlisted at Kingstree, SC, [Feb] 1865, age 15, and served to end of war.9 Post-war, clerk of Charleston Co., SC. d. 8 May 1910, Charleston, SC. m. Susan Caroline NEYLE, 19 Dec 1872.

FLATMAN, Henry Harman (18281911): 17/B, 5/G, DBN/BPVT, Charleston Dist. b. 3 Feb 1828, Eutawville, Orangeburg Dist., SC. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 4 Mar 1862, age 33. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Last reported as granted a 40-day furlough to procure a horse, 27 Oct 1864. Post-war, laborer in Charleston, SC. d. 24 Dec 1911, Charleston, SC. m. Mary Jane TINDAL.

FLEMING, Gilbert (18251930): HCC, 5/KPVT, Union Dist. b. Jul 1825. Enlisted at Unionville, SC, 7 Nov 1861, age 39. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 2 Nov 1864. Post-war, farmer in Spartanburg Co., SC. d. 15 Oct 1930, Spartanburg, SC.

(FLEMING, William Henry (1844?1861): SCRCPL, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1844. DOD at Charleston, SC, 15 Aug 1861, age 17.

FLOYD, Stephen P.: 14/A, 5/HPVT, Clarendon Dist. Residence: Liberty Co., GA. 5" 10" tall, dark complexion, dark hair, grey eyes. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 2 Jan 1862. Trans. to Bureau of Conscription, Columbia, SC, 17 Apr 1864, and reassigned to Co. I, 26th SC Infantry, 19 Aug 1864. Deserted to enemy, 20 Jan 1865, and took Oath of Allegiance at City Point, VA, 23 Jan 1865. d. bef. 1891.

(FLOYD, Thomas Vincent (18391864): 14/A, 5/H, DBN/BPVT, Clarendon Dist. b. 1839, Clarendon Dist., SC. Residence: Bethlehem, SC. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 2 Jan 1862, age 23. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. DOD (pneumonia) in General Hospital, Danville, VA, 2 Dec 1864.

FOGLE, David P.: SJMRPVT, 5/ECPL, DBN/BCPL, Orangeburg Dist. b. abt. 1827. Enlisted at Mount Pleasant, SC, 16 Oct 1862, [age 35]. Appt. CPL, 20 Sep 1863. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Reported present with company, 31 Oct 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 2 Nov 1864. Farming near St. Matthews, SC, in 1870.

(FOGLE, William A.: SJMR, 5/EPVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. Apr 1829. Enlisted at Camp Anderson, near Laurel Bay, SC, 16 Oct 1862, age 33. WIA at Charles City C.H., VA, 24 May 1864, resulting in amputation of left arm. Last reported as granted a 60-day medical furlough at Jackson Hospital, Richmond, VA, 14 Jul 1864. Farming at Pine Grove, Orangeburg Co., SC, in 1900.

FORTENBERRY, James, Sr.: 5/KPVT, Spartanburg Dist. b. abt. 1813. Enlisted at Pocotaligo, SC, 16 Mar 1863, age 50, as substitute for J. F. ANDERSON. Last reported as furloughed to Spartanburg, SC, from Winder General Hospital, Richmond, VA, 13 Aug 1864. Farming near Glenn Springs, SC, in 1870. d. bef. 1897.

FOSBERRY, George: 1MM/J, 17/A, 5/DPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1841, Dublin, Ireland. 5' 6" tall, light compexion, light hair, light eyes, occupation: clerk. Entered State service at Charleston, SC, 26 Jan 1862. Reenlisted in Confederate service at Charleston, SC, 17 Feb 1862, age 21, as substitute for Nathaniel JACOBI. Deserted, 9 Dec 1863.

FOSTER, Columbus C. (1827?1870): HCC, 5/KPVT, Union Dist. Enlisted at Unionville, SC, 7 Nov 1862, age 36. Trans. to Co. F, 18th SC Infantry, Jul 1864. Last reported as AWOL, 28 Feb 1865. d. Sep 1870, Pinkney, Union Co., SC.

FOSTER, James M. (18251900): HCC, 5/KPVT, Spartanburg Dist. b. 7 Feb 1825. Enlisted at Unionville, SC, 7 Nov 1862, age 37. Last reported as granted a 60-day furlough at General Hospital, Gordonsville, VA, 28 Aug 1864. d. 16 Feb 1900. m. Elizabeth K. CUNNINGHAM..

(FOSTER, John T. (1832?1890): 17/CORD, 5/BB2LT, DBN/BB2LT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1832. 5' 6" tall, light complexion, light hair, blue eyes; occupation: steamboat captain. Enlisted at Camp Gist, James Island, SC, 20 Mar 1862, age 30. Reported as SGT, 31 Oct 1861. Reported as ORD, 31 Dec 1862. Appt. B2LT, 21 Jun 1863, with DOR from 15 Jun 1863. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Capt. at Stoney Creek, VA, 1 Dec 1864. Sent to Fort Delaware, DE, and released, 17 Jun 1865. Post-war, intendant (mayor) of Sullivan's Island, SC. d. 1890, Sullivan's Island, SC.

FOWLER, Gassoway (18451906): 5/KPVT, Spartanburg Dist. b. 1845. Enlisted at Pocotaligo, SC, 19 Feb 1863, age 18. Trans. to Co. F, 6th SC Cavalry, in exchange with with Napoleon Bonaparte EISON, 4 Oct 1863. Last reported present, 31 Oct 1864. Post-war, manufacturer in Reidville, SC. d. 1906.

FOWLER, Josh: 1MM/JSGT, Charleston Dist. Entered State service at Charleston, SC, 6 Nov 1861, and served to 19 Dec 1861. d. bef. 1897.

(FOX, James P.: 14/C, 5/FSGT, Lexington Dist. b. abt. 1841, Lexington Dist., SC. Enlisted at Lexington C.H., SC, 18 Dec 1861, age 20, and appt. SGT. [WIA at Haws' Shop, VA, 28 May 1864.] Admitted to Jackson Hospital, Richmond, VA, with gunshot wound in left leg, 28 May 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Brother of John J. FOX.

FOX, John J. (18451913): 5/FPVT, Lexington Dist. b. 25 Apr 1845, Lexington, SC. Enlisted at James Island, SC, 15 Jan 1864, age 18. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Post-war, farmer in Lexington Co., SC. d. 21 Oct 1913, and buried in Batesburg Cemetery, Batesburg, SC. m. Ella Vernon MYERS, 19 Dec 1872; she applied for a Confederate widow's pension at Lexington, SC, 7 Apr 1919. Brother of James P. FOX.

FRASER, ______: 1MM/JPVT, [Charleston Dist.], Performed scouting and sentry duty with the company during the period 11 Nov6 Dec 1861, but no other record of service found.

(FREEMAN, C. Michael (18371863): 17/C, 5/BPVT, Beaufort Dist. b. 1837, Charleston, SC. Residence: Whippy Swamp, SC. Enlisted at Camp Gist, James Island, SC, 20 Mar 1862, age 25. DOD (remittent fever) in General Hospital, Summerville, SC, 26 Jun 1863.

FREEMAN, Edmund A.: 17/CPVT, 5/BCPL, Beaufort Dist. b. abt. 1813, MD. Residence: Grahamville, SC; occupation: engineer and millwright. 5' 11" tall, light complexion, light hair, blue eyes. Enlisted at Camp Gist, James Island, SC, 20 Mar 1862, [age 49]. Appt. CPL, 1 Dec 1863. Paroled at Savannah, GA, 16 Apr 1865.

FREEMAN, E. J. W.: 17/CPVT, 5/BCPL, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1839. Enlisted at Camp Gist, James Island, SC, 20 Mar 1862, age 23. Reported as CPL, 31 Aug 1863. Trans. to Co. F, 2d Confederate Engineers, 17 Sep 1864.

(FREEMAN, J. Oswald: SJMR, 5/ESGT, Charleston Dist. b. Jan 1841, Wadmalaw Island, SC. 6' 2" tall, dark complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, occupation: clerk. Enlisted at McClellanville, SC, 13 Dec 1862, age 22, and appt. SGT. WIA (contusion of left breast) at Chester Station, VA, 10 May 1864, and sent to Jackson Hospital, Richmond, VA. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 2 Nov 1864. Accountant in Mount Pleasant, SC, in 1910.

FREISE, J. F. W.: SJMR, 5/EPVT, [Charleston Dist.]. Enlisted at Mount Pleasant, SC, 14 Dec 1861. Last reported present, 31 Oct 1864.

(FRIAR, James W. (18371911): SJMR, 5/ESGT, Charleston Dist. b. 23 Feb 1837, Edgecomb Co., NC. Enlisted at McClellanville, SC, 18 Mar 1862, age 25. Admitted to Jackson Hospital, Richmond, VA, 9 Jun 1864, with gunshot wound in right buttock. Granted a 30-day medical furlough, 15 Jun 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Post-war, traveling salesman in Elm City, NC. d. 20 Dec 1911, Elm City, NC. m. Mary FARMER, 2 Mar 1871.

FRIPP, Charles ("Charley") Edward (18301906): 17/A, 5/DPVT, Colleton Dist. b. 1830, St. John's Parish, Colleton Dist., SC. 5' 5" tall, dark complexion, dark hair, hazel eyes, occupation: planter. Enlisted at Green Pond, SC, 18 Mar 1862, age 31. Trans. to Mathewes Battery SC Heavy Artillery, 26 Mar 1864. Last reported present, 31 Dec 1864. Post-war, farmer in Colleton Co., SC. d. 1906. Cousin of Thomas Benjamin CHAPLIN.

((FRIPP, James Thomas Edings (18221863): 17/A, 5/DPVT, Beaufort Dist. b. 1822, St. Helena Island, SC. 5' 9" tall, light complexion, light hair, blue eyes, occupation: planter. Enlisted at Green Pond, SC, 18 Mar 1862, age 40. Previously served in Fripp's Co. (St. Helena Mounted Riflemen), 1st (Martin's) SC Mounted Militia. While home on leave, WIA at Combahee River, SC, 2 Jun 1863. DOW at Green Pond, SC, 13 Jun 1863. Cousin of Thomas Benjamin CHAPLIN.

FRIPP, Paul Hamilton (18281871): 5/DPVT, Colleton Dist. b. 1828. Residence: St. Bartholomew's Parish, Colleton Dist., SC. Enlisted at Columbia, SC, 2 Nov 1864, [age 33]. Previously served in Bellinger's Co. (Colleton Guards), 9th SC Infantry, 28 Aug31 Dec 1861. Surrendered at Hillsboro, NC, 27 Apr 1865. Post-war, farmer near Green Pond, SC. d. 1871. Cousin of Thomas Benjamin CHAPLIN.

FRITH, B. G. (1834?1893): 17/B, 5/GPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1834. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 1 Apr 1862, age 27. Detached as engineer to CS Naval Station, Charleston, SC, 28 Aug 1862. Post-war, phophate mill superintendent in Charleston Co., SC. d. 1893.

(((FROST, Henry (1834?1864): 17/B, 5/GPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1834. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 20 Feb 1862, age 28. WIA (gunshot in left arm and hip) and capt. at Gravelly Run, VA, 23 Aug 1864. DOW at Harewood USA General Hospital, Washington, DC, 24 Sep 1864. Buried at Waterbury, CT. Relative of Harry C. LANCASTER.

FULLER, Robert Means (18391893): 14/C, 5/FPVT, b. 7 Oct 1839, Beaufort, SC. Trans. from Beaufort Volunteer Battery SC Artillery, 1 Oct 1862, age 22. Detached to HQ, 3d Military Dist. of SC, 17 Oct 1862, and served as ADC to BG William S. WALKER. Dropped from company rolls, 1 Mar 1863. Post-war, bookkeeper in Baltimore, MD. d. 9 Apr 1893. m. Josephine Rogers WALKER, 10 Nov 1859.

FULTZ, John Enos (18441921): 17/B, 5/G, DBN/BPVT, Charleston Dist. b. 12 Nov 1844, St. John's Berkeley Parish, Charleston Dist., SC. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 20 Feb 1862, age 17. Last reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Oct 1864. Per pension records, discharged at Bonneau, SC, in Apr 1865, after serving as a scout behind enemy lines along the Santee and Cooper Rivers, under "Captain" (PVT) Edward J. DENNIS, Co. F, 6th SC Cavalry, following the evacuation of Charleston. Moved to FL, 15 Dec 1884, and farmed in St. Lucie Co. d. 7 Dec 1921, and buried in Oslo Cemetery, Vero Beach, FL. m1. Sarah Elizabeth BALENTINE, 11 May 1865. m2. Annie Maria WINTER, in Brevard Co., FL, 27 Jun 1892; she applied for a Confederate widow's pension at Vero, FL, 7 Feb 1922. Brother of Thomas Frederick FULTZ.

(FULTZ, Thomas Frederick (18461927): 5/G, DBN/BPVT, Charleston Dist. b. 10 Aug 1846, St. John's Berkeley Parish, Charleston Dist., SC. Enlisted at James Island, SC, 31 Jan 1863, age 16. WIA (slightly) at Trevilian Station, VA, 12 Jun 1864. Last reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Oct 1864. Post-war, salesman in Charleston, SC. Applied for a Confederate pension at 66 Line St., Charleston, SC, 17 Oct 1919. Signed a pension affidavit for his brother, John Enos FULTZ, at Charleston, SC, 26 Sep 1921. d. 30 Aug 1927, Charleston Co., SC.

(FUNCHESS, John Emanuel (18261863): 5/APVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 31 Dec 1826, Orangeburg Dist., SC. Residence: Rowes Pump (Rowesville), SC; occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Pocotaligo, SC, 15 Feb 1863, age 36. Detailed as ambulance driver. DOD (probably malaria) in Wayside (1st LA) Hospital, Charleston, SC, 29 Jun 1863. m. Ann Belinda HAYDEN, 20 Sep 1859. Brother of Jacob Sebastian Adams FUNCHESS.

(FUNCHESS, Jacob Sebastian Adams (18251895): 14/B, 5/APVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 19 Feb 1825, Orangeburg Dist., SC. Residence: Orangeburg, SC; occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 9 Jan 1862, age 37. WIA at Pocotaligo, SC, 22 Oct 1862. WIA (gunshot in left arm) at Trevilian Station, VA, 1112 Jun 1864. Granted a 30-day furlough at General Hospital, Charlottesville, VA, 7 Jul 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 2 Nov 1864. Post-war, farmer in Orangeburg Co., SC. d. 22 Oct 1895, Orangeburg Co., SC. m1. Sarah A. BOWMAN; m2. Ellen Maria ANDREWS, 28 May 1873. Brother of John Emanuel FUNCHESS.

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