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Confederate (CSV)


William McHagy

(? - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 37th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Washington County, he mustered as Private, Company F, 37th Virginia Infantry on 25 April 1861 in Glade Spring, VA. He was promoted 4th Sergeant in January 1862, to First Sergeant 15 April, and commissioned 3rd Lieutenant on 3 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded, shot through the body, and left on the field in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862. He died the same day.

References & notes

Basic information from the Virginia Military Dead.1 Service and other details from Rankin2 via the Historical Data Systems database.


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Library of Virginia, Virginia Military Dead Database, Published 2002, first accessed 30 November 2012, <>, Source page: /vmd_Search.asp  [AotW citation 18923]

2   Rankin, Thomas M., 37th Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg: H.E. Howard, Inc., 1987  [AotW citation 21752]