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Confederate (CSV)


William F. McGehee

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private in Company C, 6th Georgia Infantry on 27 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the leg in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 and captured.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to US Army General Hospital #4 in Frederick, MD on 28 September and transferred to GH #7 on 18 October. He was exchanged and returned to duty, date not given. He was appointed Orderly to General Colquitt. He was surrendered at Greensboro, NC on 26 April 1865.

References & notes

Service information from Henderson.1 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


Date not known; burial in Marshallville Cemetery, Macon County, GA


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 1, pg. 772  [AotW citation 21142]