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Confederate (CSV)


William Sealey McMillan

(1834 - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From a farm family in Jackson County, he was about 27 years old when he enlisted as Corporal in Company B, 16th Georgia Infantry on 17 July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap while bearing the colors.

The rest of the War

He was probably buried on or near the battlefield and may be among the "unknowns" reinterred in the Washington Confederate Cemetery at Rose Hill in Hagerstown, MD in about 1874.

References & notes

His service from Henderson's Roster (via Fincham),1 and his Combined Service Records (CSR), online from fold3; both have him as William S. McMullin. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1850. His memorial is on Findagrave.


1834; Mulberry, Jackson County, GA


09/14/1862; Crampton's Gap, MD


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 12179]