W. H. HatcherHome State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company G (renamed F), 5th Alabama Infantry on 10 April 1861. He was sick at Union Mills, VA to September 1861 and wounded in action at Seven Pines, VA on 31 May 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action at Turner's Gap on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Promoted to 1st Corporal on 1 May 1863. Captured again at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Fry1. Details from the State of Alabama.2
1 Fry, Anna M. Gayle, Memories of Old Cahaba, Nashville (Tenn): Publishing House of the M. E. Church, South, 1905, pp. 109 - 120 [AotW citation 9414]
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