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 Augustus Clayton “Gus” Boswell

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Augustus Clayton “Gus” Boswell

  • Birth 20 Mar 1840 Franklin County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 2 Feb 1926 Hiram, Paulding County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Hiram, Paulding County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 52725226

Sergeant, Company D, 10th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, CSA

Augustus C Boswell was enlisted by Col. John H. Forney on June 4, 1861, at Alexandria, Alabama, for the war. Sgt. Boswell survived a number of battles, including Dranesville, Williamsburg, Seven Pines, Gaine's Mill, Harpers Ferry. He was admitted to Chimborazo Hospital No. 2, Richmond, Virginia, for debility on April 11 and returned to duty April 14, 1862. He was received a gunshot wound in action before Richmond, Virginia, on June 30, 1862. He was wounded slightly at Salem Church on May 3, 1863, admitted to Hospital in Richmond, Virginia, on May 8, and was given a furlough on August 2, 1863. He was wounded again, and was discharged on January 2, 1864. On January 6, he was admitted to General Hospital, Howard's Grove, Richmond, Virginia, with variola dist, was transferred February 20, and returned to duty on March 6, 1864.

Source: Augustus C. Boswell, Confederate Civil War Service Records, fold3.


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 52725226
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Augustus Clayton “Gus” Boswell (20 Mar 1840–2 Feb 1926), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52725226, citing Poplar Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Hiram, Paulding County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by PaperTrailer (contributor 47092270) .