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Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

William Francis King

(1819 - 1895)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: 9th Virginia Cavalry

Before Sharpsburg

A mechanic, he enlisted on 12 October 1861 at age 42 as Sergeant in Company I, 9th Virginia Cavalry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 9 September 1862 at Barnesville, MD.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Lieutenant on 1 December 1862. He was again wounded (place not stated), in November 1864, and was in hospital. He was paroled at King George Court House on 1 June 1865.

After the War

He was a carpenter.

References & notes

Basic information from Krick1. Details from a piece in the Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star of 25 March 2000, with a photo of him later in life.

Birth

1819; Stafford County, VA

Death

02/07/1895 Comorn, King George County, VA; burial in King Family Cemetery, Comorn, VA

Notes

1   Krick, Robert K., 9th Virginia Cavalry, Lynchburg (Va): H.E. Howard, Inc., 1982, Roster  [AotW citation 15008]