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Confederate (CSV)


William A. Renoe

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 49th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Appointed 4th Corporal, Company A (original Company F), 49th Virginia Infantry on 18 April 1862.

On the Campaign

Mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Died of wounds "at Lavina Grove's Farm". Originally buried "in N.E. corner of Mrs. Lucker's house-field" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1, who has him as Private W.A. Reno. Service data from the Roster2.


Date not known; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in 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 4926]

2   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Virginia, Published 2005, <>, Source page: /virginia/infantry/rosters/49th_inf_regt_roster_a.html  [AotW citation 8352]