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Confederate (CSV)

Corporal

William Pinkney Bollinger

(1836 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 46th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A farmer, he enlisted at age 25 as 2nd Corporal, Company K, 46th Infantry on 15 March 1862, from Catawba County.

On the Campaign

Killed by accident on the north bank of the Potomac River on 19 September 1862. Probably by discharge of his own weapon.

References & notes

Basic information from Moore1, who lists him as William P. Bolinger. Further details from family genealogists.

Birth

1836; Catawba County, NC

Death

09/19/1862

Notes

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. 318 - 323  [AotW citation 12815]