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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William H. Mercer

(? - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Louisiana Guard Artillery

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as Private, Louisiana Guard Artillery in July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was probably mortally wounded on the Maryland Campaign of 1862.

References & notes

Burial and basic unit information from a list in Confederate Veteran,1 which has him as W.H. Merser. His service from his Compiled Confederate Military Service Records (via the Historical Data Systems database). His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Death

10/09/1862 Shepherdstown, VA; burial in Elmwood Cemetery, Shepherdstown, WV

Notes

1   United Confederate Veterans, and United Daughters of the Confederacy, Sons of Confederate Veterans, , Confederate Veteran Magazine (1893-1932), 1893-01-01, Vol. XIX, pp. 75 - 76  [AotW citation 5118]