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Confederate (CSV)


Franklin G. Williams

(1845 - ?)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 61st Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company E as Private - July 10, 1861 at age 16. Appointed Color-Bearer.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the knee in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg and captured.

The rest of the War

He was paroled at Ft. McHenry, MD and sent to Fortress Monroe, VA for exchange on 13 October 1862. He was absent on wounded furlough into at least February 1863, but present with his Company again in March. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865, then being 19 years old.

References & notes

Basic information from Henderson1, who lists him as F.G. Williams. His first name, POW details, and age at surrender from his service jacket at the National Archives.


06/1845; Montgomery County, GA


Date not known


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 13282]