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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Green W. Williford

(1839 - 1911)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Baker County, he enlisted as Private, Company H, 6th Georgia Infantry on 27 May 1861. He was appointed Regimental Musician, data not given. He was wounded at Malvern Hill, VA on 1 July 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was wounded in the right foot at Drewry's Bluff, VA on 16 May 1864, and was home on furlough to the end of the war.

References & notes

Service information from Henderson.1 His Sharpsburg status from a casualty list for the Regiment printed in the Southern Recorder (Milledgeville, GA) on 21 October 1862. Details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Marthenie Bullard (1842-1863) in 1859 and they had a daughter. She died while he was in the army. Green married her sister Mary Ann "Polly" Bullard (1846-1931) in about 1865, and they had 7 children together.

Birth

09/20/1839 in GA

Death

08/02/1911 Camilla, GA; burial in Branchville United Methodist Church Cemetery, Camilla, GA

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. 816  [AotW citation 21188]