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Confederate (CSV)


William Shaver

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From the Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 15th South Carolina Infantry, on 9 May 1862.

On the Campaign

He was detailed to fill canteens on South Mountain on 14 September 1862 and not heard from again.

The rest of the War

He was listed as "missing since we recrossed the Potomac" on the Company muster roll for December 1862 with no later military record.

References & notes

His service from the Roll,1 as William Shovor, and his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3, also as W.M. Shafer.


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 K, 15th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24894]

2   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 27750]