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Confederate (CSV)


William J. Boyd

(1825 - 1888)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 35, from the York District, he enlisted as First Corporal, Company H, 12th South Carolina Infantry, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the right arm in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

His arm was amputated and he was discharged in 1864.

References & notes

His service from the Rolls,1 as W.G. Boyd, and the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860-1900. His gravesite is on Findagrave.




12/10/1888; burial in Neely's Creek ARP Church Cemetery, Rock Hill, 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 H, 12th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24399]