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Confederate (CSV)


William Zenus Augustus Doster

(1841 - 1915)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as Private in Company B, 16th Georgia Infantry on 17 July 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured at Frederick, MD on 13 September 1862.

The remainder 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, Sources, and other notes:
Basic service information from Fincham, Jr.1. Further personal details from family genealogists.

Birth Date: 8/1841    Place of Birth: Jackson, GA    
Death Date: 04/04/1915    Death Place: Giles County, TN    Burial Place: private plot, Giles County, TN


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]

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