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Confederate (CSV)


William M. Howell

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 20 year old farmer in Wayne County, he enlisted as a Private in Company A, 27th North Carolina Infantry on 15 May 1861 at Fort Macon, NC.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

He's listed by Wilson.1 His service from the Roster 2 and his Compiled Service Record via fold3.


c. 1841


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15  [AotW citation 9812]

2   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-  [AotW citation 26077]