William L. Terry(1837 - 1863)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
A farmer in Orange County, he enlisted in Company G, 27th North Carolina Infantry at age 24 on 12 July 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the head in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
He returned to his Company on 25 November 1862, but died of disease in Richmond, VA on 3 January 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Wilson1. Service detail from the US Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors Database and the Roster2.
Death Date: 01/03/1863 Death Place: Richmond, VA Burial Place: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA
1 Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15 [AotW citation 9979]
2 Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 18 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-, Vol, VII [AotW citation 10051]
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