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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William Harrison Brannon

(1836 - 1917)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A farmer from Spartanburg County, he enlisted in Company K, 5th South Carolina Infantry as Private, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the arm in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

After the War

He returned to Spartanburg County and was a farmer there.

References & notes

Service from Compiled service records, via the Historical Data Systems database.1 Details and a post-War photograph from Nina Bell Brannon Jarrell Coles' The Brannon Family (1960) thanks to descendant Ron A. Viskoski. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

02/18/1836; Spartanburg County, SC

Death

09/03/1917 Boiling Springs, SC; burial in First Baptist Cemetery, Boiling Springs, SC

Notes

1   Historical Data Systems, Inc., American Civil War Research Database, Published 1997, first accessed 01 January 2008, <http://www.civilwardata.com/>, Source page: /active/hdsquery.dll?SoldierHistory?C&448311  [AotW citation 17415]