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Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant

Andrew J. Williams

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 23, from New Hanover County, he enlisted as 2nd Sergeant, Company K, on 16 May 1861. He was appointed 3rd Lieutenant on 22 January 1862 and 2nd Lieutenant on 14 July.

On the Campaign

He was promoted to First Lieutenant, probably on the field at Sharpsburg, on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of typhoid fever at Shepherdstown, VA on 9 October 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from a list in Confederate Veteran.1 His service from Moore2 and the Roster.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1838

Death

10/09/1862; Shepherdstown, WV; 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 5160]

2   Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. 1, pg. 116  [AotW citation 6151]

3   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-  [AotW citation 24754]