Capt. Matthews' Co. Heavy Artillery
Company A, Elliott's Brigade

In various records, Capt. Matthews name is spelled at Mathews, Mathewes, and Matthews. This company was formed from men who lived in Edgefield County in the area which is now Aiken County. It was organized in mid-1862. It served as heavy artillery and was attached to the 15th South Carolina Heavy Artillery Battalion in June 1863. They were surrendered by General Joseph E. Johnston at Durham Station, Orange County, North Carolina on 26 APR 1865.


Doones, W. G., Co. Unknown died 10 APR 1865

REF: NOTE1: 90 Years in Aiken County. Toole, Gasper Loren II. Privately published. No date. No copyright.

NOTE2: Confederate Deaths and Burials in the High Point North Carolina Hospital compiled by Raymond Wesley Watkins, - 6119 Beachwar Dr. - Falls Church, VA 22041, 1 DEC 1978 - unpublished typed manuscript. FHC Fiche # 6047135.

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