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Confederate (CSV)


William R Cato

(1836 - ?)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 50th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was in Company C.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Admitted to Richmond hospital 10/23/1862 with arm wound. Wounded again in action at Chancellorsville, May 1863. Roll for February 28, 1865, last on file, shows him absent without leave since July 25, 1863. Pension records show he: "Remained until war closed."

References & notes

Basic service information from Ranger951.


08/03/1836; Coffee County, GA


Date not known


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/50th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 2941]