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Confederate (CSV)


Benjamin O. Williams

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private in Company A, 16th Georgia Infantry on 11 July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.

The rest of the War

Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA on 10 November 1862. Furloughed for 20 days on account of sickness, 22 November 1862. Discharged, furnished John Lester as substitute in March 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1.


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/16th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 12167]