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.
REF: NOTE 1
Matthews, John Raven, Captain
Hall, Sumner, First Lieutenant
Gillion, Henry, Second Lieutenant
Steadman, Elmore, Third Lieutenant
Hall, H. H
Holley, C. R.
Key, J. A.
Leopard, P. D.
Ornel, J. O.
Padgett, A. M.
Padgett, J. O.
Turner, T. C.
Weaver, M. B.
Whitsel, D. R.
Woodward, M. C.
Doones, W. G., Co. Unknown died 10 APR 1865
REF: NOTE 2
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Falls Church, VA 22041, 1 DEC 1978 - unpublished typed manuscript.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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