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Confederate (CSV)


William J. Kimbrell

(c. 1838 - ?)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 23, from the York District, he enlisted as Corporal, Company H, 12th South Carolina Infantry, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was slightly wounded in the leg in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to regimental Ensign and Lieutenant, dates not given. He was wounded again, at Gettysburg in July 1863, the Wilderness, VA in May 1864, Jones' Farm, VA in September 1864, and Sutherland Station, VA on 2 April 1865.

References & notes

His service from the Rolls,1 as W.J. Kimbrell, and the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. His Sharpsburg wound detail from a casualty list in the Yorkville Enquirer of 8 October 1862.


c. 1838


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 24400]