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Confederate (CSV)


William Augustus Cone


(1844 - 1911)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Baldwin County, he mustered as Private, Company H, 4th Georgia Infantry on 14 May 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the leg and slightly in the arm in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was wounded again and disabled at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863. As late as August 1864 he was listed as home on wounded furlough, with no further record.

After the War

He was living in Jewell, GA in 1903.

References & notes

Service information from Thomas1 and Henderson.2 His Sharpsburg wound from a casualty list by Colonel Doles printed in The Confederate Union (Milledgeville, GA) of 14 October 1862, kindly provided by Laura Elliott. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


04/26/1844; Washington County, GA


03/11/1911; in GA; burial in Jewell Cemetery, Hancock County, GA


1   Thomas, Henry Walter, History of the Doles-Cook Brigade, Atlanta: Franklin Printing & Publishing Co., 1903, pg. 166  [AotW citation 21261]

2   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 1, pg. 616  [AotW citation 21262]