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Confederate (CSV)


William N. Cannon

(c. 1847 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company C, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 2 December 1861 at Columbia, SC at about age 15.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 14 September 1862 at Fox's Gap.

References & notes

Basic information from Davis1. He was a brother of Capers Bowman Cannon.


c. 1847; Laurens District, SC


09/14/1862 Fox's Gap, MD


1   Davis, Sam B., A History of the 3rd South Carolina Volunteer Infantry Battalion (James Battalion): 1861-1865 , Wilmington (NC): Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2009, pp. 68-71, Roster  [AotW citation 15946]