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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William Thomas Vaughn

(? - 1863)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company B, 5th Alabama Infantry on 1 May 1861 in Talladega, AL.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was killed at Gettysburg, PA in July 1863.

References & notes

His service from the State of Alabama.1 His status on South Mountain from a casualty list for Rodes' Brigade in the Montgomery Weekly Advertiser of 8 October 1862, as W.T. Vaughan. His death at Gettysburg from a Company muster roll published in the Talladega Our Mountain Home of 20 February 1901.

Death

07/1863; Gettysburg, PA

Notes

1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=208523  [AotW citation 25605]