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Confederate (CSV)


William Edwin Sutton

(1845 - 1893)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: Cobb's (GA) Legion, Cavalry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

About age 16, he enlisted as Private, Company B, Cobb's Legion Cavalry, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action at the Quebec Schoolhouse near Middletown, MD on 13 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from Harriet Bey Mesic's Cobb's Legion Cavalry (2009). Further details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Frances "Fannie" Shackelford (1848-1915) in January 1867 and they had at least 3 children.


12/26/1845; Albany, GA


01/10/1893; Brunswick, GA; burial in Oakview Cemetery, Albany, GA