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Confederate (CSV)

Private

W. J. Pierce

(? - 1864)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 18th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was in Company D.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from Ranger951.

Death

08/01/1864 Elmira, NY; burial in Woodlawn National Cemetery, Elmira, NY

Notes

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]