William E. J. Grissett(c. 1843 - )
Home State: Texas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Texas Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Probably listed in the 1860 Grimes County census in Anderson P.O.; age 17; born MS; son of G. C. and E. M. Grissett. He enlisted on 19 July 1861 at Harrisburg, Texas as Private in Company G, 4th Texas Infantry. He was sick in Richmond in the Fall of 1861 and Spring 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was wounded in action in the Wilderness, Virginia on 6 May 1864 and promoted to 2nd Corporal on 11 May. Promoted again to Sergeant, and paroled at Appomattox on 12 April 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Information about his presence in Maryland from Davis1. His burial place from a Grimes County listing, with roster data from Grimes County researchers on USGenWeb.
|Birth State: MS |
Burial Place: Old Oakland Cemetery, Roans Prairie, TX
1 Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, pp. 159 - 161 [AotW citation 1840]
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