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Louis Sherfesee, guidon for Hampton/ Harts' Battery / Washington Light Artillery out of Charleston South Carolina. He served as guidon throught out the entire Civil War, only missing 4 days of service. He left his volunteer firemans job to join the Washington Light Artillery in Charleston when July 4, 1864 (his 18th Birthday) Never wounded and rode a white horse in battle. His guidon flag is now displayed at the University of SC in Columbia SC in the Confiderate Relics Room. Photo courtesy of U of SC (John Bigham curator)
in Charleston, South Carolina


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