Home State: Mississippi
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enlisted as Private, Company F, 21st Mississippi Infantry about 1 June 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by gunshot and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was briefly at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD from 15-16 October 1862.
References & notes
His service from his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,1 as William Russia.