Name - Joseph Asbury Sarvis


Birth Date: 7 May 1840

Birth Place: Horry District, South Carolina

Death Date: 28 Jul 1864

Burial Place: Unknown


Military Service - C. S. A.

Enlistment Date: 19 Jul 1861

Discharge Date: Died in Battle of Atlanta

Rank: 2nd Lieut.

Company and Regiment: Co. B, 10th S.C. Regt.

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Family -

Parents: Cornelious Benjamin Sarvis and Mary Hannah Green




Interesting Facts -

Joseph ("Joe") was the brother of Moses Floyd Sarvis and Samuel Scarborough Sarvis.

In an 1861 letter by John R. Beaty, Beaty refers to Joe as the one in their mess that made the others laugh.

By order of Generals Polk, Pillow and Bragg, Sarvis was detached from his unit from January through December of 1863 on a recruiting mission in Horry District. Reported sick "in country" in Tupelo, Mississippi in June of 1862. In October of 1862, mustered in Knoxville, Tennessee. In November 1862, mustered in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. KIA at Battle of Atlanta on July 28, 1864.