William Newton MayhewHome State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 46th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Enlisted in Company B on 9 April (or 19 May) 1862, from Rowan County.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Wounded again and his arm amputated at the Wilderness, VA in May 1864.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Moore1. Further details from Jethro Rumple's History of Rowan County, North Carolina (1881).
1 Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. 3, pp. 294 - 304 [AotW citation 12782]
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