William Caspers White(1821 - 1862)
Home State: South Carolina
Command Billet: Regimental Officer
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
An overseer before the War, he had been Captain of Company L, and was elected Major of the Regiment at the re-organization on 14 May 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Briefly in command after Colonel Aiken was wounded, he was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.
More on the Web:
Command detail from Dickert1, with service data from Mac Wyckoff on OSU's (old) eHistory site.
|Birth Date: 11/17/1821 Birth State: SC |
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD
1 Dickert, D. Augustus, History of Kershaw's Brigade, Newberry (SC): Elbert H. Aull Company, 1899, pg. 112 [AotW citation 1203]
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