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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William M. Saxon

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Taylor County, he enlisted as Private, Company G, 6th Georgia Infantry on 24 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was listed as missing in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Henderson,1 who says he was discharged for disability at Yorktown, VA on 15 January 1862. His status at Sharpsburg from a casualty list for the Regiment printed in the Southern Recorder (Milledgeville, GA) on 21 October 1862.

Notes

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 1, pg. 806  [AotW citation 21169]