Archibald McIntyre was a tailor born in Inverness, Scotland who was very successful in business in South Carolina, married well, and accumulated significant land holdings in Marion County before he died in 1850. Portraits of him and his wife Sophia Elizabeth Howard (1807-1880) were contributed to their respective memorials on Findagrave by Robin Pellicci Moore.

Archie McIntyre, Jr. was a wealthy 21 year old farmer on his widowed mother’s place in Marion at the start of the war, and was elected 2nd Lieutenant of Company K, First South Carolina Infantry in August 1861. He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 and left a widow and a son, Archibald, III, who was born a month after his father’s death.

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