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Confederate (CSV)


William J. Dagnall

(1818 - 1881)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company C, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 2 December 1861 at Columbia, SC at age 43.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 14 September 1862 at Fox's Gap.

The remainder of the War:
He was in a hospital in Staunton, VA, and transferred to General Hospital #1, Richmond, VA on 30 September, and furloughed home on 30 October 1862. He was discharged 11 February 1863 as being overage and his enlistment term having expired. He reenlisted as Private, Company D, 5th South Carolina State Troops for 6 months on 1 August 1863 and was discharged 11 November 1863.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth Date: 05/16/1818    Place of Birth: Laurens District, SC    
Death Date: 06/07/1881    Burial Place: Pisgah Methodist Cemetery, Greenville County, SC


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 15956]

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