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Wade Hampton Vanderford (3055)

Father: James Vanderford (2032)
Mother: Betsey Hollingsworth

b. 1830 [census-SC]

d. July 11, 1863 of a wound received at Gettysburg [NA - Mil Rec]

m. Rhoda Viola Comer, b. 1839 in South Carolina [LDS]

Issue: [H.B. Vanderford - doc]

Ellen Texanna, b. 1858 [census-SC]

mc. 1878, -- Larr [UC Box 62:20]

Mary Elizabeth (4089), b. Apr. 18, 1861, d. Mar. 5, 1929


Hampton was farming in Union County, South Carolina. [census-SC]

September 11, 1861:
Hampton enlisted at Mount Tabor, South Carolina in Company H, 15th South Carolina Infantry. [NA - Mil Rec]

October 13, 1862:
Hampton was in the hospital at Winder recovering from a wound. [NA - Mil Rec]

November 24, 1862:
Hampton returned to duty. [NA - Mil Rec]

July 2, 1863:
Hampton was wounded in the battle at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and later died. He was with McLaw's Division, Longstreet's Corp., and involved in the heavy fighting in the "Rocky Knoll" and "Wheatfield." [NA - Mil Rec]

February 14, 1876:
S.M. Wood acted as guardian for Ellen and Mary during the probate of their grandfather's (James 2032) estate. [UC Box 62:20]

June - August 1876:
Ellen and Mry were in Union County, South Carolina, but not living together. Ellen was residing 5 miles from the town of Union and Mary was residing 18 miles from town. [UC Box64:18]

Hampton's widow, Rhoda, was living with her daughter's family in Union County, S.C. [census-SC]

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