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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William H. McLeod

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 61st Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private on 10 July 1861 in the Montgomery Sharpshooters, Company E, 61st Georgia Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by a gunshot, probably at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862, and captured.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD and died there of wounds on 6 October 1862.

References & notes

Burial and basic unit information from the Mt Olivet burial list 1. Service data online by Fincham2 from Lilian Henderson's Roster. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,3 as William H. McCloud. His gravesite is on Findagrave, as Wm. H. McLead.

Death

10/6/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, MD

Notes

1   Farino, Greg, and J. Ronald Pearcey, superintendent, Confederate Soldiers buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 5115]

2   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /infantry/rosters/roster2/61st_inf_regt_rost_e.html  [AotW citation 13252]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #9.601  [AotW citation 25381]