William C. Boyd(c. 1843 - )
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 18 year old clerk from Selma, AL when he enlisted as Private on 26 April 1861 in Company C, 4th Alabama Infantry.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Present with his Company in action in most engagements at least through the Knoxville Campaign of 1863. He transferred to the 4th Alabama Cavalry on 20 December 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1, which does not list him in any cavalry unit.
|Birth State: AL |
1 State of Alabama, State Archives, and Dr. Edwin C. Bridges, director, and staff, Alabama Department of Archives & History, Published c.2000, first accessed 08 July 2005, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/index.html>, Source page: various [AotW citation 15609]
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