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Confederate (CSV)


Dillon A. Willis

(c. 1842 - ?)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 19, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 2nd Mississippi Infantry, date not given.

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, paroled at Aiken's Landing, VA on 2 October, and exchanged on 10 November 1862. He was listed as a deserter from a parole camp in November 1863, and took the oath of allegiance (probably as a Federal prisoner) at Nashville, TN on 6 April 1865.

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.


c. 1842