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Confederate (CSV)


William B. Reed

(c. 1842 - ?)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 52nd Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 19 year old Staunton resident, he mustered as Private, Company I, 52nd Virginia Infantry on 16 July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the side and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was exchanged on 24 September and returned to duty on 15 February 1863. He was wounded in the jaw in action at Spotsylvania Court House, VA and was back with his Company in December 1864. He was surrendered and paroled at Staunton on 17 May 1865.

References & notes

Service from Driver1 and the Historical Data Systems database.


c. 1842; Nelson County, VA


1   Driver, Robert J., 52nd Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg: H. E. Howard Inc., 1986  [AotW citation 18757]