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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William E. Settle

(? - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: Palmetto (SC) Sharpshooters

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as Private, Company D, Palmetto Sharpshooters in May 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Originally buried in "Mrs. Kennedy's little orchard opposite her house" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett,1 as W.E. Little. His service from the Rolls 2 and his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems.

Death

09/17/1862 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 4813]

2   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Roll of Company D, Palmetto SS, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24164]