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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William James Quesenbury

(1839 - 1912)

Home State: Tennessee

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Tennessee Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A farm worker at Mount Carmel, he enlisted as a Private, Company G, 7th Tennessee Infantry about 15 May 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was on furlough but was listed as a deserter on 15 October 1862

After the War

He was in Kansas by 1866. In 1880 he was listed as a huckster in Leavenworth, KS, but he was farming there by 1900.

References & notes

His service from William Thomas Venner's The 7th Tennessee Infantry in the Civil War (2013) and the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census for 1880 and 1900. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Amanda Jane Brown (1843-1905) in 1866 in Leavenworth, KS and they had 7 daughters and a son.

Birth

09/09/1839; Wilson County, TN

Death

01/08/1912 Leavenworth, KS; burial in Bethel Cemetery, Springdale, KS