William A. RenoeHome State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 49th Virginia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Appointed 4th Corporal, Company A (original Company F) on 18 April 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from Pruett1, who has him as Private W.A. Reno. Service data from the Roster2.
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 4926]
2 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Virginia, Published 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/index.html>, Source page: /virginia/infantry/rosters/49th_inf_regt_roster_a.html [AotW citation 8352]
« Search for Another Participant