William H. HartnettHome State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as First Corporal in Company D, 8th Georgia Infantry on 18 May 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action in the right arm, and permanently disabled, at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Detailed sub-enrolling officer in Pike County, Georgia, on account of wounds, in 1864. Elected Captain of Company G, 1st Regiment, Georgia Reserve Infantry (Fannin's), April 18, 1864. Roll dated October 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Ranger951.
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/8th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 9551]
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