Name - Joseph DeWitt Vereen


Birth Date: 24 Mar 1845

Birth Place: Horry County, South Carolina

Death Date: 1 Jul 1929

Burial Place: Vereen Cemetery, Conway, Horry County, S.C.


Military Service - C. S. A.

Enlistment Date: 22 Jan 1863 at Church Flats

Discharge Date: 21 Jun 1865

Rank: Private

Company and Regiment: Co. E, 26th S.C. Infantry Regt.

Military Unit Details:


Family -

Parents: Samuel Porter & Rebecca F. Wilson Vereen

Wife: Ann Rebecca Waller

Children: Charlotte R. Vaught, Benjamin Jackson, Susan Carolyn Price, Samuel W., Archibald W., Thomas A., Margaret Jane Murrell, Frosty Ann Royals


Interesting Facts -

He was captured on March 29th, 1865 at Hatcher's Run.

He was the oldest son of Samuel and Rebecca Vereen. At the time of his death, he was a member of the Board of Honor for Horry County. During the 1890's he served as Chairman of the Board of the State Dispensary for Horry County.