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Confederate (CSV)

Corporal

William Lewis Bolt

(1836 - 1904)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 22nd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From the Anderson District, he enlisted as Private, Company G, 22nd South Carolina Infantry on about 15 January 1862 and was promoted to Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot to his right leg in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862 and captured.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 19 September and was in hospitals there to at least 15 January 1863. He was then probably exchanged and returned to his Company.

References & notes

His service from the Roll 1 and the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.2 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1880 and 1900. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Cassandra A Jolly (1833-1893) in August 1851 and they had 4 sons.

Birth

09/22/1836; Laurens District, SC

Death

12/14/1904 Anderson County, SC; burial in Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery, Anderson, SC

Notes

1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Roll of Company G, 22nd Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24969]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #163  [AotW citation 24970]