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Pvt William Blair Aiken

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Pvt William Blair Aiken

  • Birth 3 May 1828 Fairfield County, South Carolina, USA
  • Death 8 May 1864 Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USA
  • Plot South Carolina State Section
  • Memorial ID 10561409

Listed as a planter on the 1860 U.S. Census, he was son of John Aiken and Margaret McConnell. Father of William Franklin Aiken, John Thomas Aiken, Sarah Jane Aiken, Mary Elizabeth Aiken, Margaret Caroline Aiken.

Company E "Monticello Guards", 15th South Carolina Infantry, Kershaw's Brigade, McLaws' Division, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Enlisted 3/29/1862 at Monticello, he was mustered into "E" Co. SC 15th Infantry as a Private.
Absent, sick in hospital 6/14/1863 through 2/29/1864 Rolls.
Killed In Action in the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, Va.

The 15th Infantry Regiment completed its organization in September, 1861, at Lightwoodknot Springs, near Columbia, South Carolina. Its members were raised in the counties of Richland, Union, Lexington, Kershaw, Fairfield, and Williamsburg.

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  • Created by: BigFrench
  • Added: 5 Mar 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10561409
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt William Blair Aiken (3 May 1828–8 May 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10561409, citing Spotsylvania Confederate Cemetery, Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by BigFrench (contributor 46554304) .