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Confederate (CSV)


James W. Wilson

(c. 1833 - ?)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 37th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 28, he enlisted and mustered as Private, Company H, 37th Virginia Infantry on 24 July 1861 in Abingdon, VA.

On the Campaign

He was severely wounded in the hand in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was furloughed and returned to duty on about 15 October 1862, with no further record.

References & notes

His service from Rankin1 via the Historical Data Systems database. His Sharpsburg wound detail from a casualty list, as W. Wilson, in the Abingdon Virginian of 3 October 1862 online from the Library of Congress.


c. 1833


1   Rankin, Thomas M., 37th Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg: H.E. Howard, Inc., 1987  [AotW citation 21787]