Benjamin O. WilliamsHome State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as Private in Company A, 16th Georgia Infantry on 11 July 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action on 15 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.
The remainder of the War:
Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA on 10 November 1862. Furloughed for 20 days on account of sickness, 22 November 1862. Discharged, furnished John Lester as substitute in March 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1.
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/16th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 12167]
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