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Confederate (CSV)


William E. Rearden

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 22 year old factory operative in Graniteville, Edgefield District, he enlisted as 3rd Corporal of Company F, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 1 June 1861. He was promoted to First Corporal in January 1862 but reduced to 2nd Corporal in May.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1


c. 1839


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 616  [AotW citation 24626]