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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William B. Arnold

"Billy"

(1833 - 1916)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 61st Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company I as Private - May 22, 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the shoulder and "permanently disabled" in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

On the roster of those surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Henderson1. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave.

Birth

02/17/1833; Monroe County, GA

Death

12/08/1916 Augusta, GA; burial in Sardis Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Rutland, GA

Notes

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, l86l-l865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 6 (posted online by Ray Fincham, Jr.)  [AotW citation 13336]