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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William Sellers

(c. 1842 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A married 20 year old farmer in High Bluff, AL, he mustered as Private, Company E, 15th Alabama Infantry on 3 March 1862 in Westville, AL. He was absent, sick from May to August 1862 and rejoined his Company by 23 August seeing action at Hazel River, 2nd Manassas, and Chantilly, VA.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 and died the same day.

References & notes

Service from the Alabama Archives.1 His memorial is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1842; Geneva County, 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=180367  [AotW citation 20067]