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Confederate (CSV)

Corporal

William P. Hunt

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

An 18 year old farmer in Granville County, he mustered as Private, Company B, 12th North Carolina Infantry on 26 April 1861 in Granville County. He was promoted to Corporal on 28 February 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 26 September 1862 in a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1 and the Roster 2 via the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1843

Death

09/26/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, MD

Notes

1   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 4417]

2   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-  [AotW citation 19148]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #9.580  [AotW citation 19149]