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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William Zenus Augustus Doster

(1841 - 1915)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private in Company B, 16th Georgia Infantry on 17 July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was captured at Frederick, MD on 13 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Sent from Fort Delaware, Delaware to Aiken's Landing, Virginia October 2, 1862. Exchanged November 10, 1862. Transferred to Company C, 3rd Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters July 8, 1863. Appointed Sergeant. Captured at Farmville, Virginia April 6, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland June 26, 1865.

References & notes

Basic service information from Fincham, Jr.1. Further personal details from family genealogists.

Birth

8/1841; Jackson, GA

Death

04/04/1915 Giles County, TN; burial in private plot, Giles County, TN

Notes

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 12175]