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Confederate (CSV)


William Fancher

(c. 1841 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Louisiana Volunteer Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a 20 year old farmer in South Port, LA when he enlisted in Company A, First Louisiana Volunteers on April 28, 1861 at New Orleans.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was absent in Hospital at Richmond, VA from wounds received at Sharpsburg, until at least February 1863. The roll for May and June 1863 lists him as a deserter, but later records show he was "discharged on account of wounds Recd. June 25, 1862" [sic].

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.


c. 1841 in TX


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 2, pg. 807  [AotW citation 13943]