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Confederate (CSV)


William Marshall Callaham

(1827 - 1882)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 35 year old farmer in the Abbeville District, he enlisted as Private, Company B on 21 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was exchanged in November and was given a 60 day furlough on 15 November 1862. He was probably discharged for disability.

References & notes

His service from the Rolls,1 which has him as William N. Callahan and says he was killed at Sharpsburg, and from Swain,2 as William Marshall Callahan. Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Sarah "Sally" Frances Long (1829-1885) and they had as many as 8 children.


07/05/1827; Level Land, Abbeville District, SC


11/26/1882; Abbeville County, SC; burial in Broadmouth Church Cemetery, Honea Path, SC


1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Roll of Company B, 7th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24186]

2   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 458  [AotW citation 24448]