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Confederate (CSV)


Wiliam R. Bridges

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 61st Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Bibb County, GA, he enlisted in Company I as Private in 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862, and listed as missing.

The rest of the War

He was listed as a paroled prisoner of war at Sharpsburg on 27 September 1862. He was noted variously as wounded and furloughed, absent sick, and absent without leave on muster rolls from October 1862 through August 1864. No later military record.

References & notes

Basic information from Henderson1. Further detail from his service records at the National Archives.


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 13338]