William H StoneHome State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 50th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Enlisted as a private in Company K, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops, October 6, 1861. Discharged, disability, December 25, 1861. Enlisted as a private in Company A, 50th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 22, 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Sent to Aiken's Landing for exchange 10/2/1862. Officially considered exchanged 11/10/1862. Appointed 3rd Sergeant December 31, 1862. Captured at Cedar Creek, Virginia, October 19, 1864. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 19, 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic service information from Ranger951.
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/50th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 3098]
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