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Confederate (CSV)


William L. Williams

(? - 1863)

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as a Musician in Company H, First Texas Infantry on 24 June 1861 in New Orleans.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of disease in a hospital in Weldon, NC on 3 May 1863.

References & notes

Service information from Davis1 and Simpson.2 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.


05/03/1863; Weldon, NC; burial in Weldon Confederate Cemetery, Weldon, NC


1   Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, Pg. 142  [AotW citation 1528]

2   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 64  [AotW citation 20987]