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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William Rutherford Lusk

(c. 1835 - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 60th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as Private, Company F, 60th Georgia Infantry on 10 March 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service from the Roster 1 via the Historical Data Systems database, who also have his last name as Lurk. Thanks to family historian Vince King for information about William and his brother James.

He married Elizabeth J Bailey (1838-1916) in 1856 and they had three children. William's brother James Leroy Lusk, Company I, 44th Alabama Infantry, was also killed at Sharpsburg.

Birth

c. 1835 in GA

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, 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 19687]