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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William L. West

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as Private, Company H, 13th Mississippi Infantry on 1 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was probably killed or mortally wounded, shot through the eye, in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

Originally buried on the field at Sharpsburg near "Mrs. Lucker's" [Locker] barn. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett.1 His service from his Compiled Confederate Military Service Record via the Historical Data Systems database. His wound detail from a post by Dick Stanley on his 13th Mississippi Infantry Regiment site.

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 5022]