W. J. Pierce(? - 1864)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 18th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company D.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Wounded again at Chancellorsville, Virginia May 3, 1863. Captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania July 2, 1863. Died of fever at Elmira, New York August 1, 1864. Grave #143, Woodlawn National Cemetery.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Ranger951.
Death Date: 08/01/1864 Death Place: Elmira, NY Burial Place: Woodlawn National Cemetery, Elmira, NY
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /infantry/18th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 9476]
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