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Confederate (CSV)


William Outlaw, Jr.

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company D on 12 May 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the head and captured in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Paroled at Keedysville, MD on 20 September 1862, and returned to duty prior to 1 November. Captured at Bristoe Station, VA on 14 October 1863. Held at the Old Capitol Prison, Washington, DC until transferred to Point Lookout, MD on 27 October. Paroled at Point Lookout on 3 May 1864, and transferred to Aiken's Landing, James River, VA, where he was received 8 May for exchange. Present or accounted for through December, 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Wilson1. Some detail from the US Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors Database. Service details from Company D muster data posted online by Tom Sutton, Jr.


1   Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15  [AotW citation 9879]