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Stephen Stanley Crittenden (1829-1911) who enlisted on February 1st 1861 at Greenville, South Carolina, and was elected a 1st Lieutenant in the 4th South Carolina Infantry. They fought at 1st Manassas under Shank Evans but when it came to reorganize in April 1862, various companies were consolidated and they became known as either the 4th or 13th South Carolina Battalion. Stanley, the 1st Lieutenant of Co. D, was wounded in the left breast on 1 June 1862 at the Battle of Seven Pines in Virginia. Late in the war, he served as a Lt. Colonel in the 3rd South Carolina Reserves. Sadly, Crittenden's life ended tragically. Local papers carried the following death notice: "Col. Stanley S. Crittenden of Greenville, aged 82 years, a writer and former postmaster of Greenville, committed suicide Wednesday morning by shooting himself to death in his bathroom. Death came instantly.
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The 4th South Carolina Lieutenant Writes Home

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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $125.00
Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Sunday, July 14, 2024.
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