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Confederate (CSV)


William P. Castles

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company A (later B), 6th South Carolina Infantry, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the arm in action and captured at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US army hospital in Frederick, MD on 12 October 1862 and sent on to Baltimore on the 13th.

References & notes

Basic service from his Compiled Military Service Record via the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,1 which has him as W.P. Castle.


1   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #968  [AotW citation 21741]