William Henry Chapman(1840 - 1920)
Home State: Virginia
Command Billet: Battery Commander
Branch of Service: Artillery
Unit: Dixie (VA) Artillery
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was appointed Lieutenant on 21 Jun 1861, and was promoted to Captain upon Capt Booton's resignation in Oct 1861.
The remainder of the War:
His battery was disbanded on 04 Oct 1862, and he was transferred to be enrolling officer for Page County. He then entered Mosby's 43rd Battalion Virginia Cavalry, became Captain of Company C, and was later promoted to Lieutenant Colonel of the unit.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Military service details from Moore1, with the photograph from his GeoCities website [gone in 2009].
|Birth Date: 4/17/1840 Place of Birth: Madison County, VA |
Death Date: 9/13/1920 Death Place: Greensboro, NC Burial Place: Green Hill Cemetery, Greensboro, N.C.
1 Moore, Robert H. II, Danville, Eight[h] Star, New Market, and Dixie Artillery, Appomattox: H. E. Howard, Inc., 1989 [AotW citation 1080]
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