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Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

Willis Lewis Somervell, Jr.

(1838 - 1862)

Home State: Arkansas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Arkansas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company I, 3rd Arkansas Infantry at Tulip, Arkansas on June 25, 1861, and was promoted to Second Sergeant on July 30, 1861.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Howerton1. He was listed in Dallas County in the 1860 US Census; occupation farmer. Brother of Private John M. Somervell, WIA at Sharpsburg.

Birth

10/22/1838 in TN

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Tulip Cemetery Tulip, AR

Notes

1   Howerton, Bryan R., Roster of the Third Arkansas Infantry Regiment, CSA, Published 1998, <http://www.couchgenweb.com/civilwar/3rd-his.html>, Source page: /civilwar/3rdcoi.html  [AotW citation 13882]