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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William H. Elliott

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Antietam

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.

On the Campaign

Present in action at Boonsboro and Sharpsburg.

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1.

Birth

Date not known in MD

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 15624]