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Confederate (CSV)


William Edgely

(c. 1835 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Louisiana Volunteer Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a 26 year old mechanic in Algiers, LA when he enlisted in Company A, First Louisiana Volunteers on April 15, 1861 in Shreveport, LA. He was wounded June 25, 1862 near Seven Pines, VA. He transferred to Company C on April 28th. He was promoted to 2nd Sergeant on September 1, 1862.

The rest of the War

He resigned his Sergeant's post on April 1, 1863. He was captured in action at Gettysburg, PA in July 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.


c. 1835 in LA


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 2, pg. 754  [AotW citation 13938]