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Confederate (CSV)


T. W. Willingham

(? - 1864)

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as 4th Corporal in Company E, First Texas Infantry on 6 June 1861 in New Orleans. He was reduced to Private, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was slightly wounded in the arm and leg in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, at Chickamauga, GA on 19 September 1863. He was promoted to Corporal, date not given, but killed in action in the Wilderness, VA on 6 May 1864.

References & notes

Service information from Davis,1 as Y.W. Willingham, and Simpson.2 Sharpsburg wound detail from a 22 September casualty list by Lt. Col. Work published in the Galveston News of 1 November 1862. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


05/06/1864; the Wilderness, VA; burial in Confederate Cemetery, Fredericksburg, VA


1   Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, Pg. 142  [AotW citation 1479]

2   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 39  [AotW citation 20894]