(c. 1822 - ?)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 26th Alabama Infantry
He enlisted as Corporal, Company I, 26th Alabama Infantry, date not given.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862 and captured.
The rest of the War
He was exchanged on 3 October 1862 with no further military record.
After the War
He died before 1870, possibly as a result of his wounds.
References & notes
His service from Fincham's roster1, sourced from Tod L. Molsworth's O'Neal's 26th Alabama: the Little Regiment that Did (2000). His wounding on South Mountain is also in a casualty list for Rodes' Brigade in the Montgomery Weekly Advertiser of 8 October 1862, as W.W. Sikes.
c. 1822 in NC
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Alabama, Published 2005, first accessed 23 August 2020, <https://ranger95.com/civil_war/alabama/index.html>, Source page: /infantry/26ala_inf/26th_ala_inf_roster_i.htm [AotW citation 25548]