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W.H. Pinson

W.H. Pinson

Confederate (CSV)


William Harrison Pinson

(1841 - 1922)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 19, he enlisted in Company D (the Joe Matthews Rifles), 2nd Mississippi Infantry in 1 May 1861 in Tippah County.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Charlottesville, VA and then furloughed. He did not return to his Company and was listed as a deserter and dropped from the rolls on 31 December 1864.

References & notes

His service from a casualty list/roster for the Campaign provided by Michael Brasher, from his research in Compiled Service Records, Company rolls, and other period sources. Further information from Jeff T. Giambrone's Remembering Mississippi's Confederates (2012). His photo from one posted by David Pinson among Tippah County Confederates on rootsWeb. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


11/14/1841 in SC


05/30/1922; Ennis, TX; burial in Myrtle Cemetery, Ennis, TX