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Confederate (CSV)

Captain

William J. Mathews

(c. 1830 - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 61st Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enrolled in Company A as First Lieutenant in January 1862. Elected Captain on May 31, 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

References & notes

Basic information from Henderson1.

Birth

c. 1830

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 6 (posted online by Ray Fincham, Jr.)  [AotW citation 13265]