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Confederate (CSV)

Captain

William L. Sumter

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 24th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From White County, he was commissioned Captain, Company C, 24th Georgia Infantry on 20 July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Crampton's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

Service from the Roster 1 via the Historical Data Systems database, which also has him as William L. Sumpter. The spelling used here from a period letter.

Death

09/14/1862 Crampton's Gap, MD

Notes

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 19462]

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 19463]