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Confederate (CSV)


William J. Corkern

(? - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was in Company I.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1. Enlisted as Private, Company I, 9th Louisiana Infantry on 7 July 1861. Roll for Sept. and Oct., 1861, Absent. Sent to Culpepper C. H. Sick. Roll for Nov. and Dec., 1861, Absent. Nurse at Culpepper. Present on all Rolls from Feb., 1862, to June, 1862. born Louisiana, occupation farmer, Res. Franklinton, age when enlisted 19, single. Remarks: Killed at Sharpsburg, Md., Sept. 17th, 1862.


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 2, pg. 442  [AotW citation 13647]