William Turner Hamer(1837 - 1907)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 24 year old farmer from New Hope, AL when he enlisted as Private on 26 April 1861 in Company F, 4th Alabama Infantry. Present with his Company in action in most engagements from First to Second Manassas.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
Present with his Company in action in most engagements at least through 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. Details from family genealogists.
|Birth Date: 02/13/1837 Place of Birth: New Hope, AL |
Death Date: 06/03/1907 Death Place: New Hope, AL Burial Place: New Hope Cemetery, New Hope, AL
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 15650]
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