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Confederate (CSV)


William H. Densler

(c. 1839 - ?)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was an unmarried 23 year old physician from Burnsville, AL when he enlisted as Private on 10 June 1862 in Company C, 4th Alabama Infantry in Richmond, VA.

On the Campaign

Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Corporal, date not given. He was severely wounded - his left arm fractured - in action at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863. He was captured there and in the DeCamp Hospital in New York Harbor. He was furloughed from the Episcopal Church Hospital, Williamsburg, VA on 29 September 1863. Retired for disability on 2 July 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1. He's also listed as William E. Densler. Details from the Busey's Confederate Casualties at Gettysburg: A Comprehensive Record (2016).


c. 1839 in 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, <>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 15611]