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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William S. Walker

(1836 - 1905)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a 24 year old married farmer when he enlisted in Company G, 6th Alabama Infantry, on 1 March 1862 in Autaugaville, AL. He was present at Yorktown, Seven Pines, Cold Harbor, and Malvern Hill, VA in 1862.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company at Boonsboro and Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was at Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Martinsburg, VA in 1863. He was on detail and absent sick at Gettysburg. He was present at battles of Front Royal, Warrenton Springs, Morton's Ford, Mine Run, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Richmond, Washington City, Snickers Gap, Harpers Ferry, Martinsburg, Winchester, Fisher's Hill, Reede's Hill, and Bell Grove, and surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse, VA on 9 April 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1, and from roster data as compiled by James D. Allen on his Regimental site. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

11/24/1836 in AL

Death

08/23/1905; burial in Good Hope Cemetery, Lowndes County, AL

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 15811]