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Confederate (CSV)


William D. Ricketts

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: Tennessee

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Tennessee Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A farm worker in Wilson County, he enlisted as Private, Company F, 7th Tennessee Infantry on about 15 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed by a gunshot through his head in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from Lindsley,1 who says he was killed outright at Shepherdstown, and William Thomas Venner's The 7th Tennessee Infantry in the Civil War (2013).


c. 1837


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Lindsley, John Berrien, The Military Annals of Tennessee. Confederate, Nashville: J.M. Lindsley, 1886, pg. 263  [AotW citation 25412]