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Confederate (CSV)


William E. Hargrove

(? - 1865)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Crenshaw (VA) Battery

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private in Crenshaw's Battery in Richmond on 14 March 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was detailed as an ambulance driver in February 1864. He was mortally wounded in action near Petersburg, VA on 25 March 1865, and died "a few days later".

After the War

He was in the apothecary business in Richmond until his marriage in 1868, when he moved to his wife's family home in Buckingham County. He died relatively young at age 47.

References & notes

His service information from Peter S. Carmichael's The Purcell, Crenshaw & Letcher Artillery (1991) and the Historical Data Systems database. Death detail from History of Crenshaw Battery by Charles P. Young, in the Southern Historical Society Papers (Vol. 31, 1903).