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W.H. Wornom

W.H. Wornom

Confederate (CSV)


William Haynie Wornom

(1838 - 1913)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 32nd Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 21 year old oysterman and sailor in York County, he mustered as Private, Company I, 32nd Virginia Infantry on 27 May 1861 in Williamsburg.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the nose in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, in action at Brock Church, VA on 12 May 1864 and listed as a deserter on 30 January 1865. He took the oath of allegiance to the United States on 28 February 1865.

References & notes

Service and other details from Les Jensen's 32nd Virginia Infantry (roster, 1990) via the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave. His picture from a photograph from Tim Smith (original from Paul Wornom), published online in an article in HR History, from the Daily Press.




03/12/1913; York County, VA; burial in Oakland Cemetery, Hampton, VA