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Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant

William D. Hendricks

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Louisiana Volunteer Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was 20 years old and living in New Orleans when he enlisted in Company I, First Louisiana Infantry on April 25, 1861 in New Orleans, and was appointed Sergeant. He was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant, Company G (date not given), and First Lieutenant on April 28, 1862. He was slightly wounded on June 25, 1862 at the battle of Seven Pines, VA.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on November 29, 1862 in Winchester, VA.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1. The Stonewall Cemetery has him as Lieut. W. D. Hendrick.

Birth

c. 1841 in LA

Death

11/29/1862 Winchester, VA; burial in Stonewall Confederate Cemetery, Winchester, VA

Notes

1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 3, Book 1, pg. 267  [AotW citation 13986]