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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William N. Smythe

(c. 1844 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

An unmarried 18 year old farmer in Troy, AL, he mustered as Private, Company I, 15th Alabama Infantry on 1 March 1862 in Troy.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service from the Alabama Archives,1 which says he was "Supposed to have been killed at Battle of Hazel River" 23 August 1862. His death at Sharpsburg from his Compiled Military Service Records (via the Historical Data Systems database).

Birth

c. 1844 in AL

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=189718  [AotW citation 20058]