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David Wyatt Aiken
Birth: Mar. 17, 1828
Fairfield County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 6, 1887
Greenwood County
South Carolina, USA

Civil War Confederate Army Officer, US Congressman. He served in the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 7th South Carolina Infantry, which he led in the Sring 1862 Peninsular Campaign, the September 17, 1862 Battle of Antietam (where he was shot through the lungs) and during the July 1863 Battle of Gettysburg, where his unit saw severe action in the Peach Orchard. His wounds forced him from field duty, and he eventually resigned his commission in 1864. After the war he served in the South Carolina state legislature, and was elected to represent South Carolina's 3rd District in the United States House of Representatives He served from 1877 to 1887, and died soon after leaving office. He was the father of South Carolina Congressman Wyatt Aiken, and the first cousin to South Carolina Governor and Senator William Aiken(bio by: EFB III) 
Family links: 
  David Aiken (1786 - 1860)
  Nancy Kerr Aiken (1794 - 1859)
  Virginia Caroline Smith Aiken (1832 - 1900)*
  Martha DuBose Gaillard Aiken (1833 - 1855)*
  Louisa Gaillard Aiken (1855 - 1855)*
  Eliza Aiken Taylor (1859 - 1951)*
  Wyatt Aiken (1863 - 1923)*
  Mattie Aiken (1866 - 1888)*
  Augustus Marshall Aiken (1869 - 1940)*
  David Kerr Aiken (1873 - 1874)*
  James Reid Aiken (1812 - 1877)*
  Elizabeth R. Aiken Woodward (1815 - 1887)*
  Carolina Margaret Aiken (1820 - 1878)*
  Hugh Kerr Aiken (1822 - 1865)*
  William Edward Aiken (1826 - 1900)*
  David Wyatt Aiken (1828 - 1887)
*Calculated relationship
A devoted husband and parent. A faithful elder in the Presbyterian church.
He that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live.
Magnolia Cemetery
Greenwood County
South Carolina, USA
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Record added: Nov 27, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 6002551
David Wyatt Aiken
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David Wyatt Aiken
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David Wyatt Aiken
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A proud Confederate soldier. Thank you for fighting the northern invaders.
- JM Herman
 Added: Nov. 5, 2015

- Joseph M.Petri
 Added: Sep. 6, 2015

- Barry White
 Added: Jun. 17, 2015
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