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Confederate (CSV)


William D. Newman

(c. 1836 - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 25 year old tinner in New Orleans, he enlisted 7 June 1861 at Camp Moore, LA as 3rd Sergeant of Company E, 7th Louisiana Infantry. He was elected Junior 2nd Lieutenant on 22 January 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

His service from Booth1 and his Compiled Service Records, online from fold3; both also have him as W.B. Newman. Born in Ohio, he may be buried there.


c. 1836 in OH


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 3, Book 1, pg. 1275  [AotW citation 19838]