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Confederate (CSV)


William Anderson Edwards

(1839 - 1923)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company G, 2nd Mississippi Infantry, date not known.

On the Campaign

He was seriously wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He returned to duty nearly a yer later on 2 September 1863. He was wounded again, at the Wilderness, VA on 5 May 1864 and deserted to the enemy, date not given.

References & notes

Basic information from an abbreviated roster posted to RootsWeb by Walter F. Cox, Jr. and Melissa McCoy-Bell. He is on the Confederate Roll of Honor for bravery at the Wilderness. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


04/07/1839; Spartanburg, SC


11/30/1923; Pontotoc, MS; burial in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Pontotoc, MS