William D. WinstonHome State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 15th Virginia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a member of Company C, 15th Virginia Infantry.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Originally buried "in Mayers' field in the hollow below Grove's house, towards the canal". Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from Pruett1. He's seen as W. Vinston in the Bowie list. Further details and corrections from Adam Zimmerli, whose additional research sources included:
15th VA Infantry Co. C Roster at the Library of Virginia; NPS' Soldiers & Sailors Database; Virginia Military Dead2.
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD
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 4489]
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