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Confederate (CSV)


William Lewis Hall

(1841 - 1915)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 52nd Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 20 year old shoemaker in Augusta County, he mustered as Private, Company I, 52nd Virginia Infantry on 16 July 1861 in Staunton, VA. He was absent with out leave on 18 July 1862, but returned on 4 August.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He returned to duty in April 1863 and was detailed to duty in Richmond as a shoemaker from 25 May 1863 to 31 December 1864. He was surrendered, and paroled at Manchester, VA on 20 April 1865.

After the War

He continued his trade of shoemaking and lived in Van Lear, VA.

References & notes

Service from Driver1 and the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


08/29/1841; Augusta County, VA


05/03/1915; Stuart's Draft, VA; burial in White Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Stuart's Draft, VA


1   Driver, Robert J., 52nd Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg: H. E. Howard Inc., 1986  [AotW citation 18748]