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Confederate (CSV)


William F. Harris

(1833 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 28 year old farmer at Anderson, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 9 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds at home in the Anderson District, SC on 4 October 1862.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave; his stone says he "was wounded seven times in the battle of Sharpsburg Md."

He married Margaret Rebecca McConnell (1832-1912) in 1856 and they had a daughter Lucinda Rebecca (1857-1915), named for his mother.


10/16/1833 in SC


10/04/1862; Anderson Court House, SC; burial in Generostee ARP Church Cemetery, Iva, SC


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 530  [AotW citation 24531]