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Confederate (CSV)


Thomas B. Williams

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 26th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company K, 26th Alabama Infantry on 3 October 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was paroled at Fort McHenry on 27 September, exchanged at Fortress Monroe, VA on 13 October, and in a hospital in Richmond until returning to duty on 14 November 1862. He was promoted to 4th Corporal by April 1864.

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 at Sharpsburg is also in a casualty list for Rodes' Brigade in the Montgomery Weekly Advertiser of 8 October 1862.


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Alabama, Published 2005, first accessed 23 August 2020, <>, Source page: /infantry/26ala_inf/26th_ala_inf_roster_k.htm  [AotW citation 25554]