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Confederate (CSV)


Wilson M. Prestage

(1842 - ?)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company K, 17th Mississippi Infantry about 1 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was slightly wounded in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry, VA on 13 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. His wounding from a list of Harpers Ferry casualties (as William Prestage) in a 24 September 1862 letter by Pvt. Solon L. Whittington, Company B, published in the Memphis Daily Appeal on 13 October 1862 [online from Jeff T. Giambrone]. Details from family genealogists.

He married Ann Virginia 'Jenney' Herndon (b. 1837) in Orange County, Virginia on 1 September 1863. They had 3 children.


05/1842; Yalbousha County, MS