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Confederate (CSV)


William Jenkins Kidd

(1841 - 1921)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 49th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company C (later H), 49th Virginia Infantry, on 15 August 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

His leg was amputated with no later military record.

References & notes

His service from the Roster.1 Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

His brother Preston was also wounded at Sharpsburg but did not survive.


10/15/1841; Nelson County, VA


02/24/1921; Nelson County, VA; burial in Kidd Cemetery, Shipman, VA


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Virginia, Published 2005, <>, Source page: /infantry/49va_inf/49th_inf_regt_roster_h.html  [AotW citation 25812]