Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
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.