William Willcox Hulbert"Will"
(1838 - 1911)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Mustered as First Corporal, Company D of the 4th Georgia Infantry on 26 April 1861. Promoted First Sergeant 28 April 1862 and Junior 2nd Lieutenant on 15 July.
The remainder of the War:
Promoted to First Lieutenant in 1863. Captured as Spottsylvania, Virginia (12 May 1864) while commanding the Sharpshooters of the Regiment. He was paroled at Charleston SC in December.
After the War:
He was a life long employee - retiring as Superintendent - of the Southern Express Company of Atlanta.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information and his photograph from Thomas1. The OR2 has him present - commended by his Brigade commander for his conduct - at Sharpsburg. Life dates from his gravesite at Findagrave.
|Birth Date: 05/08/1838 Birth State: CT |
Death Date: 07/05/1911 Death Place: Atlanta, GA Burial Place: Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, GA
1 Thomas, Henry Walter, History of the Doles-Cook Brigade, Atlanta: Franklin Printing & Publishing Co., 1903, pp. 130 - 137 [AotW citation 2611]
2 US War Department, The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (OR), 128 vols., Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1880-1901, Series 1, Vol 19, Part 1 (Serial 27), pg. 1028 [AotW citation 2622]
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