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Confederate (CSV)


William N. Crawford

(? - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From the Anderson District, he enlisted as Private, Company G, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 9 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by a gunshot to his left hip and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was briefly at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD from 22 to 25 October 1862, then sent on to Fort McHenry in Baltimore, and exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA on on 25 October. He died of wounds on 7 November 1862 at General Hospital #1 in Richmond, VA.

References & notes

His service from the Rolls,1 which says he was killed outright at Sharpsburg, and Swain.2 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.3 He's also seen as William A. Crawford.


11/07/1862; Richmond, VA


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 G, 7th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24211]

2   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 478  [AotW citation 24480]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #1.189  [AotW citation 24481]