H. H. Scott was born in Edgefield County, S. C., on June 27, 1843, and died at Augusta, Ga., on the 7th of December, 1919. He entered the Confederate army at the age of sixteen and served throughout the four years of war, nearly all the time acting as scout for Generals Hampton and Butler, by whom he was held in high esteem and confidence for his bravery and daring. He was a member of Company I, 2d South Carolina Cavalry, A. N. V.
Comrade Scott was a most enthsiastic Confederate to the end and loved his comrades of the Southern cause, with whom he enjoyed life. He was a brave soldier, loyal and true to his principles throughout life.
He was laid to rest in Dothan Churchyard at Edgefield to rise again at the great reveille.
SOURCE: Confederate Veteran Magazine, November, 1920.
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