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Confederate (CSV)


Willam James Needham

(? - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Known as James, he enlisted in Tuskegee as Private, Company C, 3rd Alabama Infantry on 27 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records (CSRs) at the US National Archives via fold3 and the State of Alabama.1 His death also on a casualty list for Rodes' Brigade in the Montgomery Weekly Advertiser of 8 October 1862, as W.J. Nedham. He's also seen as James W. Needham.


09/14/1862; Turner's Gap, MD


1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <>, Source page: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=146576  [AotW citation 25566]