William H. HarveyHome State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 21st Virginia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an engineer, and enlisteed 20 June 1861 in Company A, 21st Virginia Infantry. He was appointed Lieutenant (no date).
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
He died of wounds 1 October 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial and basic unit information from a list in Confederate Veteran1, which lists him as W.H. Harvin, Company F. His name and Company from the Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors Database. Service details from Riggs2.
Death Date: 10/01/1862 Burial Place: Elmwood Cemetery, Shepherdstown, WV
1 United Confederate Veterans, U Daughters of the Confederacy, and Sons of Confederate Veterans, , Confederate Veteran Magazine (1893-1932), 1893-01-01, Vol. XIX, pp. 75 - 76 [AotW citation 5092]
2 Riggs, Susan A., 21st Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg (VA): H.E. Howard, Inc., 1991, pp. 59-98 [AotW citation 8495]
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