{⋆★⋆} BG Elliott, Stephen Jr.

Stephen Elliott Jr


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Born: October 26, 1830

Birth Place: Beaufort, South Carolina

Father: Rev Stephen Elliott Sr. 1804 – 1866
(Buried: North Laurel Grove Cemetery, Savannah, Georgia)​

Mother: Ann Hutson Habersham 1812 – 1843
(Buried: North Laurel Grove Cemetery, Savannah, Georgia)​

Wife: Charlotte Stuart 1833 – 1868
(Buried: Saint Helena's Episcopal Churchyard, Beaufort, South Carolina)​

Children:

Stephen Habersham Elliott 1856 – 1862​
(Buried: Prince William Parish Churchyard, Gardens Corner, South Carolina)​
Charles Pinckney Elliott 1860 – 1943​
(Buried: Saint Helena's Episcopal Churchyard, Beaufort, South Carolina)​

Education:
1850: Graduated from South Carolina College​

Occupation:
Planter at Paris Island, South Carolina​
South Carolina State Representative​
Captain of Beaufort, South Carolina Militia Artillery​
Known for his skills at Yachting and Fishing​

Civil War Career:
1861: Captain in 11th South Carolina Infantry​
1861: Participated in the Battle of Fort Sumter in Charleston, South Carolina​
1861: Participated in the Defense of Port Royal, South Carolina​
1861: Wounded in leg during the Battle of Fort Beauregard​
1862 – 1863: Chief of Artillery for 3rd Military District, South Carolina​
1863: Promoted to Major of Confederate Army, Artillery​
1863 – 1864: Lt. Colonel of Confederate Army, Artillery​
1863: Wounded in the head during the bombardment of Charleston, South Carolina​
1863 – 1864: Colonel of Holcombe's South Carolina Legion​
1864: Participated in the Wilderness Campaign​

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1864 – 1865: Brigadier General of Confederate Army, Infantry​
1864: Participated in Battle of the Crater, Wounded in chest & left arm​
1865: Joined General Joseph Johnston's Army in North Carolina​
1865: Participated in the Battle of Bentonville, North Carolina leg wound​
1865: Surrendered near Durham Station, North Carolina​

Occupation after War:
His Plantation Property was seized by U.S. Government for nonpayment taxes​
His Plantation was Distributed to his former slaves by U.S. Government​
Fisherman in Charleston, South Carolina​
Elected to State House of Representatives, but died before taking office​

Died: February 21, 1866

Place of Death: Aiken, South Carolina

Cause of Death: War Wounds and exposure

Age at time of Death: 35 years old

Burial Place: Saint Helena's Episcopal Church, Beaufort, South Carolina
 
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