William C. Ward(c. 1836 - )
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 25 year old teacher from Marion, AL when he enlisted as Private on 24 April 1861 in Company G, 4th Alabama Infantry. He was appointed 2nd Corporal on 1 September 1861. He was present at most engagements from First to Second Manassas.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action at Boonsboro and Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
In action from Fredericksburg, VA in December 1862 to Gettysburg, PA where he was severely wounded in the thigh in action on 2 July 1863. He was captured there and held at Camp Letterman, Gettysburg until exchanged in October 1863. He was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant in Non Cons Co. (?) 17 November 1863 and discharged.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1.
|Birth State: 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 15691]
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