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Confederate (CSV)


William Wilburn Smith

(1843 - 1912)

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 by a gunshot to his right leg in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

By April 1864 he was in the Invalid Corps and he was paroled at Columbus, MS on 27 May 1865.

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 also in a casualty list for Rodes' Brigade in the Montgomery Weekly Advertiser of 8 October 1862. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


11/04/1843 in AL


05/29/1912; Lamar County, AL; burial in Ole Liberty Church of Christ Cemetery, Vernon, AL


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 25562]