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Confederate (CSV)

Captain

William Joel Lee

(1831 - 1863)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a married attorney from Sparta, AL when he enrolled as First Lieutenant on 25 April 1861 in Company E, 4th Alabama Infantry. Promoted to Captain 22 August 1862.

On the Campaign

Present in action at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was mortally wounded in action at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863 and died the next day.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

01/09/1831; Conecuh County, AL

Death

07/03/1863 Gettysburg, PA; burial in Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham, AL

Notes

1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 15564]