Laurence Massillon Keitt

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Laurence Massillon Keitt

Saint Matthews, Calhoun County, South Carolina, USA
Death 2 Jun 1864 (aged 39)
Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Burial Saint Matthews, Calhoun County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 7192238 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Army Officer, US Congressman. Elected to represent the 3rd district on South Carolina in the United States House of Representatives, serving first from 1853 to 1860. He served as a Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War, where he was mortally wounded at the Battle of Cold Harbor on June 3, 1864 and died the following day in Richmond.

Bio by: Erik Lander

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US Congress 1852-1860.
S.C. Secession Convention 1860.
Provisional Congress 1861.
Co-Author and Signer of the
Constitution of the Confederate States.
Member Confederate States Congress 1861.
Colonel, 20th Regt. S.C. Vols, S.C.A. 1861-1864.
Killed in Battle, Gold Harbor, VA.


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  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Laurence Massillon Keitt (4 Oct 1824–2 Jun 1864), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7192238, citing West End Cemetery, Saint Matthews, Calhoun County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .