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Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

William C. Norton

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

An unmarried 21 year old farmer in Ft. Browder, AL, he mustered as Private, Company D, 15th Alabama Infantry on 3 July 1861 in Ft. Browder. He was promoted to Sergeant on 1 December 1861.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service from the Alabama Archives.1

Birth

c. 1840 in SC

Death

09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=149288  [AotW citation 20053]