Name - Richard Bushrod Singleton
Birth Date: 17 Sep 1847
Birth Place: Socastee area of Horry District, South Carolina
Death Date: 26 Mar 1917
Burial Place: Singleton Cemetery, Socastee, Horry County, South Carolina
Military Service - C. S. A.
Enlistment Date: 01 Jan 1862
Discharge Date: Last on muster roll January/February 1865
Rank: Promoted to sergeant, 1 May 1864
Military Unit Details:
Parents: Samuel Grier Singleton (1794-1852) and Eliza C. Tillman (1805-1889)
Wife: Elizabeth C. King (1852-1921)
Ann “Annie” E. Singleton (1878-1935)
Samuel “Sam” Grant Singleton (1886-1973)
Interesting Facts -
Richard Bushrod Singleton enlisted for Confederate military service at the age of 16.
He was captured April 5, 1865 around Southside Road, Va. Imprisoned at Point Lookout, Maryland. Signed the oath of allegiance and was released June 20, 1865. He walked home from Maryland.