William H. ElliottHome State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried student from Uniontown, AL when he enlisted as Private on 4 March 1862 in Company D, 4th Alabama Infantry in Richmond, VA. He was detailed as letter bearer on 29 June 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action at Boonsboro and Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
Severely wounded 24 March 1863 at Knoxville, TN, fell into the hands of the enemy, and was exchanged 6 September 1864. He was absent on furlough as of January 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1.
|Birth State: MD |
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 15624]
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