Name - John L. Litchfield


Birth Date: 1837

Birth Place: Horry District, South Carolina

Death Date: 13 Sep 1862

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Military Service - C. S. A.

Enlistment Date: 26 Jun 1861

Discharge Date: Killed in battle on 13 Sep 1862

Rank: Captain

Company and Regiment: Co. L, 7th S.C. Infantry

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Family -

Parents: Mary Lewis and Captain William Litchfield




Interesting Facts -

John L. Litchfield, son of Captain William L. Litchfield, enlisted and served alongside his brother George.  John was appointed to the rank of Captain on May 13, 1862.  He died from a gunshot wound to the neck at the Battle of Maryland Heights on September 13, 1862.  Upon his death, his brother George was promoted to Captain in his place. Litchfield Camp 132 of the Sons of the Confederate Veterans was named for the Litchfield brothers.