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Confederate (CSV)


William H. Lessing

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was in Company B.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Davis1. Disabled at Sharpsburg ... "terribly wounded at Sharpsburg, a bullet passing through his lungs", according to his obituary in the Confederate Veteran (19 CV 82).


1   Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, pp. 150 - 152  [AotW citation 1680]