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Confederate (CSV)


William T. Lummus

(c. 1820 - 1864)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 42 (or 43) year old farmer from Iuka, he enlisted on 1 March 1862 as Private, Company K, 2nd Mississippi Infantry. He was captured in action in May or June 1862, place not given, was paroled to Camp Lee, VA, then returned to duty.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was held at Fort Delaware and exchanged on 10 November 1862. He was with his Company in the famous charge at Gettysburg on 3 July 1863. He was mortally wounded in action at the Wilderness, VA and died of wounds in Charlottesville, VA on 15 May 1864.

References & notes

His service from a casualty list/roster for the Campaign provided by Michael Brasher, from his research in Compiled Service Records, Company rolls, and other period sources. Details from Don Ernsberger's Also for Glory Muster: The Story of the Pettigrew Trimble Charge at Gettysburg (2008).


c. 1820


05/15/1864; Charlottesville, VA