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Confederate (CSV)


W. J. D. Laing

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 51st Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 18, from Terrell County, he mustered as Private, Company F, 51st Georgia Infantry on 22 March 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded and captured in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds while still a prisoner, date not given.

References & notes

Service from the Roster 1 via the Historical Data Systems database.


Date not known; c. 1844


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 19658]