William P. BurnettHome State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 18th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company K.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Ranger951. Transferred to Company A, 3rd Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters and appointed 3rd Corporal June 8, 1863. Wounded at Chattanooga, Tennessee September 23, 1863. Appointed 3rd Sergeant in 1863. Captured at High Bridge, Virginia April 6, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland June 24, 1865.
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 9524]
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