5th South Carolina Cavalry Regiment
Surname U

(UNGER, Henry Elisha, M.D. (18351917): 5/FPVT, Lexington Dist. b. 10 May 1835, Lexington Dist., SC. Residence: Lexington, SC; occupation: physician. Enlisted at Pocotaligo, SC, 23 Feb 1863, age 28. WIA (gunshot in neck) near Atlee's Station, VA, 29 May 1864. Last reported as granted a 30-day medical furlough at Jackson Hospital, Richmond, VA, 21 Jun 1864. Per pension records, discharged at Greensboro, NC, [1] May 1865. Post-war, farmer near Saluda, SC. d. 12 Aug 1917, and buried in Travis Park Cemetery, Saluda Co., SC. m. Ann Christianna BOUKNIGHT; she applied for a Confederate widow's pension at Saluda, SC, 2 Apr 1919. Brother of John J. and Patrick Daniel UNGER.

((UNGER, John J. (18441864): 14/CCPL, 5/FPVT, Lexington Dist. b. 1844, Lexington Dist., SC. Enlisted at Lexington C.H., SC, 18 Dec 1861, age 18, and appt. CPL. Reduced to PVT, 13 May 1862. WIA at Trevilian Station, VA, 12 Jun 1864, resulting in amputation of leg. DOW at General Hospital, Gordonsville, VA, 25 Jul 1864. Brother of Henry Elisha and Patrick Daniel UNGER.

(UNGER, Patrick D. (18331862): 14/CPVT, Lexington Dist. b. 15 Jan 1833, Lexington Dist., SC. Enlisted at Lexington C.H., SC, 18 Dec 1861, age 27. DOD at home, 23 Mar 1862. Cenotaph at St. Michael's Lutheran Church, Lexington Co., SC states that his grave lies beneath the waters of Lake Murray. Brother of Henry Elisha and John J. UNGER.

(UTSEY (EUTSEY), George C.: 1MM/J[PVT], Colleton Dist. b. abt. 1831. Residence: St. Bartholomew's Parish, Colleton Dist., SC: occupation: farmer. Performed sentry duty with the company during the period 11 Nov6 Dec 1861, but no other record of service found. Apparently detached from Oswald's Co., 1st (Martin's) SC Mounted Militia, and later served in Co. G, 4th SC Cavalry. WIA (gunshot in leg) near Hawe's Shop, VA, 29 May 1864. DOW at Chimborazo Hospital, Richmond, VA, 24 Jun 1864.

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