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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William R. Hairston

(c. 1826 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A married 35 year old farmer in Goldridge, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 13th Alabama Infantry on 26 July 1861 in Montgomery.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company at Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September but was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Alabama database.1

Birth

c. 1826 in GA

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=78909  [AotW citation 25466]