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Confederate (CSV)


William Lee Worsham

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as Private, Company C, 23rd Virginia Infantry in Winterham, VA on 15 March 1861. He reenlisted on 13 February 1862 and received a 30-day furlough. He was promoted to 4th Corporal on 21 April and 2nd Sergeant on 1 July 1862. He was hospitalized in Winchester, VA on 1 August but returned to duty on 19 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from the Virginia Military Dead 1. Service and other details from Thomas Rankin's 23rd Virginia Infantry (roster, 1985) via the Historical Data Systems database.


c. 1843; Amelia County, VA


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 18956]