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Confederate (CSV)


William Dillard

(c. 1839 - ?)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 22, from the Laurens District, he enlisted as Private, Company B, 15th South Carolina Infantry about 1 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Amy hospital in Frederick, MD on 25 November 1862 with a fractured right humerus (upper arm bone) and transferred to another hospital on 29 December 1862. He was probably exchanged and returned to his Company in 1863. He survived the war.

References & notes

His service from the Roll 1 and the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.2


c. 1839


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 B, 15th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24833]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #1.466  [AotW citation 24847]