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W.H. Hortman

W.H. Hortman

Confederate (CSV)

Private

William Henry Hortman

(1841 - 1923)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Crawford County, he enlisted 27 May 1861 in Company E (the Crawford County Grays), 6th Georgia Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

The roll for 30 April 1864, the last on file, shows him present, with no later record. He was probably captured in action in May 1864 and held at Elmira, NY, from which he was paroled, date not given.

After the War

He was a farmer in Crawford County, GA.

References & notes

Basic information from Henderson's Roster of Confederate Soldiers of Georgia 1861-1865 (Vol. 1, 1959), transcribed by Fincham1. His photograph kindly provided by gggreat-grandson Rudy Rowell, from one posted on Ancestry.com. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

06/29/1841; Crawford County, GA

Death

01/10/1923 Crawford County, GA; burial in Providence Cemetery Roberta, GA

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/6th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 9618]