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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William H. Rhea

(? - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 37th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Washington County, he mustered as Private, Company A, 37th Virginia Infantry on 26 March 1861 in Goodson (now Bristol), VA. He was sick in Staunton, VA in March 1862 and furloughed for illness in May, but returned to duty in August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Virginia Military Dead.1 Service and other details from Thomas M. Rankin's 37th Virginia Infantry (roster, 1987) via the Historical Data Systems database.

Birth

Date not known; Washington County, VA

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Library of Virginia, Virginia Military Dead Database, Published 2002, first accessed 30 November 2012, <http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/guides/vmd/>, Source page: /vmd_Search.asp  [AotW citation 18928]