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Confederate (CSV)


William Henry Griffin

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: 9th Virginia Cavalry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Corporal at age 24 on 12 October 1861 in Company I, 9th Virginia Cavalry. He had been a farmer, and was illiterate. He was reduced in rank to Private on 18 November.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 15 September 1862 at Barnesville, MD, and captured there.

The rest of the War

He was paroled in October 1862, but died of wounds that month.

References & notes

Basic information from Krick1.


c. 1837




1   Krick, Robert K., 9th Virginia Cavalry, Lynchburg (Va): H.E. Howard, Inc., 1982, Roster  [AotW citation 15001]