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Confederate (CSV)

Major

William Caspers White

(1821 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Command Billet: Regimental Officer

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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.

On the 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

11/17/1821 in SC

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Dickert, D. Augustus, History of Kershaw's Brigade, Newberry (SC): Elbert H. Aull Company, 1899, pg. 112  [AotW citation 1203]