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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William B. Blalock

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 21st Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company I, 21st Mississippi Infantry, date not known.

On the Campaign

He was probably killed or mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

He was originally buried "in Col. Miller's woods, west of church along the line fence between Miller and Mrs. Lucker [Locker]" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg and probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1. Basic service from his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database.

Death

Date not known Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, 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 4565]