William P. McKnightHome State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 17th Virginia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company E.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Wise1. Elected 2nd Lieutenant in April 1862. 3 wounds at Sharpsburg. Promoted First Lieutenant 26 July 1864.
1 Wise, George, History of the Seventeenth Virginia Infantry, C.S.A., Baltimore: Kelly, Piet & Company, 1870, pp. 284 - 297 [AotW citation 9443]
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