Hazael Johnson Williams(1830 - 1911)
Home State: Virginia
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Virginia Infantry
see his Battle Report
Before the Antietam Campaign:
In the 1860 Census he was listed as a Carpenter, age 29, 1st District, Augusta Co.; member, Southern Guard, 1860.
Enlisted 4/17/1861, Company D, elected Captain. Appointed Major 4/21/1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was in command of the 5th Va when he was severely wounded in the thigh near Winchester Va on June 14, 1863. He was also wounded at Cedar Creek, October 19, 1864.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Source: Augusta County, Virginia, Soldiers Records, from "Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War", Virginia Center for Digital History, University of Virginia (http://valley.vcdh.virginia.edu/govdoc/soldiers_dossier.html).
|Birth Date: 4/28/1830 Place of Birth: Williamsville, Bath County, VA |
Death Date: 7/18/1911 Death Place: Greenville, VA Burial Place: Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church Cemetery, Augusta County, VA
« Search for Another Participant