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Confederate (CSV)


Samuel W. Williams

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 23 year old farmer in Pitt County, he enlisted and mustered at Greenville as Private, Company H, 27th North Carolina Infantry on 20 April 1861. He was appointed 4th Corporal on 6 (or 15) September 1861 and 4th Sergeant by March 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

His death listed by Wilson.1 His service from the Roster 2 and his Compiled Service Records via fold3.


c. 1838; Pitt County, NC


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 9990]

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 26070]