5th South Carolina Cavalry Regiment
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YEADON, Richard, Sr. (1802–1870): 17/B, 5/G–PVT, Charleston Dist. b. 23 Oct 1802, Charleston, SC. Grad. SC College. Admitted to SC Bar, 1824. Residence: 66 Wentworth St., Charleston, SC; occupation: editor and co-owner of the Charleston Courier newspaper. Made an honorary member of the company at its formation in Feb 1862, and saw no active service. Post-war, attorney-at-law in Charleston, SC. d. 25 Apr 1870, Charleston, SC (dysentery). m. Mary Videau MARION, 23 Dec 1829. "Yeadon possessed in abundance all the weapons of editorial combat: a sharp and piercing wit, a penchant for verbal abuse, a facile, productive pen, and a capacity for hard work."15

YON, Benjamin Allen (1824–1896): 5/I–PVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 1824, Orangeburg Dist., SC. Enlisted at McClellanville, SC, 2 Sep 1863, age 39. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Reported present with company, 31 Oct 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Post-war, farmer in Orangeburg Co., SC. d. 16 Sep 1896, and buried in Methodist Cemetery, Springfield, SC.

YOUMANS, James Jeremiah (1831?–1876): 17/C, 5/B–SGT, Beaufort Dist. Residence: Silver Hill, SC; occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Camp Gist, James Island, SC, 20 Mar 1862, age 31. Previously served in Smart's Co. (St. Peter's Guard), 1st (Martin's) SC Mounted Militia. Admitted to General Hospital No. 11, Charlotte, NC, with debility, 20 Feb 1865. Granted a furlough, 18 Apr 1865. Paroled at Augusta, GA, 31 May 1865. d. 5 Oct 1876, and buried in Goettee Cemetery, Hampton Co., SC. Brother of Joseph Albert and Washington M. YOUMANS.

YOUMANS, Joseph Albert (1845–1906): 5/B–PVT, Beaufort Dist. b. May 1845. Residence: St. Peter's Parish, Beaufort Dist., SC. Enlisted at Kenansville, SC, 15 Aug 1863, age 18. Paroled at Augusta, GA, 31 May 1865. Post-war, veterinary surgeon in Colleton Co., SC. d. 21 Jul 1906, Walterboro, SC. Brother of James Jeremiah and Washington M. YOUMANS.

YOUMANS, Washington M. (1841?–1899): 17/D, 5/B–PVT, Beaufort Dist. b. abt. 1841. Residence: St. Peter's Parish, Beaufort Dist., SC. Enlisted at Camp Morgan, Hardeeville, SC, 5 May 1862, age 21. Trans. to Co. F, 3d SC Cavalry, in exchange with James M. SANDIFORD, 1 Apr 1863. Surrendered at Hillsboro, NC, 27 Apr 1865. Post-war, farmer in Hampton Co., SC. Moved to FL in 1894. d. 8 Dec 1899, Hillsborough Co., FL. m. Mary Alice TERRY, 24 Mar 1870; she applied for a Confederate widow's pension at Port Tampa City, FL, 21 Jul 1914. Brother of James Jeremiah and Joseph Albert YOUMANS.

YOUNGBLOOD, Thomas H.: 5/K–PVT, York Dist. b. abt. 1845, York Dist., SC. Residence: Sandersville, SC. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 14 Jun 1863, [age 18]. Last reported present, 31 Oct 1864. d. bef. 1897.

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