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Confederate (CSV)


William A. Denton

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Jordan's Bedford (VA) Artillery

Before Sharpsburg

An 18 year old in Botetourt County, he mustered as Private in the Botetourt Heavy Artillery at Fincastle, VA on 10 April 1862. On 30 June he transferred to the Bedford Light Artillery.

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 Marilyn Brewer Koleszar's Ashland, Bedford, and Taylor Virginia Light Artillery (roster, 1994) via the Historical Data Systems database.


c. 1843


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 18996]