The Last Confederate Soldier Of South Carolina

By | March 24th, 2014|Confederate Soldier Wall of Honor|

PVT. ARNOLD D. MURRAY June 10, 1846 to Nov. 25, 1952   November 30, 1952, On Sunday afternoon, November 30, 1952, the somber notes of “Taps” echoed across the cemetery of White House Methodist Church. They came from the bugle of Citadel Cadet, G. E. Meagher of Long Island, New York and were sounded for Private Arnold [...]

Our Confederate Heroes – Private William Martin Raborn

By | February 11th, 2014|Confederate Soldier Wall of Honor|

Private William Martin Raborn William Martin Raborn served as a Private in the 19th. South Carolina Infantry in Company D. William was born 1830 in Edgefield, South Carolina. He was a farmer, and a member of Dry Creek Baptist Church. He served as a Sgt. in the Defied Milita. The Raborn Family has been in [...]

Our Confederate Heroes – Sergeant Adam Martin Knecht

By | February 3rd, 2014|Confederate Soldier Wall of Honor|

Sergeant Adam Martin Knecht Adam Martin Knecht was born 1833 in Hessen, Germany. He left with his younger brother Peter Knecht, and caught a ship out of Rotterdam in 1854 and arrived in New York. He made his way South and ended up in Oconee South Carolina. Adam Martin Knecht married Frannie Frick of Pickens SC, and [...]

Our Confederate Heroes – Sergeant Daniel H Martin

By | January 27th, 2014|Confederate Soldier Wall of Honor|

Sergeant Daniel H Martin     Sergeant Daniel H Martin was born on the 18th of February 1842 in Horry County. Daniel Enlisted in Conway, SC. He was a resident of Juniper Bay SC, and served as a scout/sniper for his unit of Company E, 26th SC Infantry, CSA (1861-1865). Daniel was also a Prisoner of [...]

Our Confederate Heroes – Edward Richard Simms

By | January 20th, 2014|Confederate Soldier Wall of Honor|

Private Edward Richard Simms Private Edward Richard. Simms born March 14, 1837, in Sumter County, SC. On April 8, 1861, he enlisted, Sumter Volunteers (Company D, 2nd South Carolina Infantry)  He was with that company during the firing on Fort Sumter, April 12- 14, 1861, stationed on Morris Island. He transferred to Company K, South Carolina [...]

Our Confederate Heroes – Hilliard Todd

By | January 13th, 2014|Confederate Soldier Wall of Honor|

Private Hillard Todd Hilliard Todd was a private in the South Carolina Artillery. He was born in 1844 and  lived until the 27th of January 1902 and is buried at Pond Field Graveyard in Horry County, SC. He was married to Nancy Lee who was born on the 24th of August 1845 and lived until the 16th [...]