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Confederate (CSV)


William M. Payne

(? - 1862)

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as Sergeant, Company A, 2nd Regiment Texas Mounted Rifles (later Second Texas Cavalry) in April 1861. After service with them in Trans-Mississippi Department, he transferred into Company I, First Texas Infantry in August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service information from his Compiled Military Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database and Simpson.1


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 70  [AotW citation 21008]