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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William Knight

(? - 1863)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company F on 16 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the leg and captured in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was held at Fort McHenry, MD until paroled and transferred on 22 October to Aikenís Landing, VA and exchanged there on 10 November 1862. He died in Perquimans County on 1 January 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Wilson1. Some detail from the US Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors Database. Service data from the Roster2: Company F transcribed and posted on NCGenWeb by Robert E. Stokley.

Death

01/01/1863; Perquimans County, NC

Notes

1   Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15  [AotW citation 9923]

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-, Vol. VIII  [AotW citation 9957]