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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Wilson Lumpkin Spurlin

(1832 - 1910)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Baker County, he enlisted as Private, Company H, 6th Georgia Infantry on 27 May 1861. He was wounded in the hand at Seven Pines, VA on 1 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot through his left foot in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He lost his middle toe and most of the use of his foot and ankle, with wasting in his leg, and he was sent home on furlough, date not given. He was on furlough to the end of the war.

After the War

He was a lifelong resident of Baker County, GA.

References & notes

Service information from Henderson's Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865 via Fincham.1 Wound details from his pension applications, online [1898, for example] in the Georgia Archives Virtual Vault. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

05/14/1832 in GA

Death

05/12/1910 Baker County, GA; burial in Milford Baptist Church Cemetery, Baker County, 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 9677]