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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William B. Moorman

(1839 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Giving his age as 25, he enlisted as Private, Company I (later D), 5th Alabama Infantry on 16 May 1861 in Uniontown, Perry County (or on 6 May in Selma).

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

His service from the State of Alabama.1 His death on South Mountain is also in a casualty list for Rodes' Brigade in the Montgomery Weekly Advertiser of 8 October 1862. Birth details from family genealogists.

Birth

12/21/1839; Roanoke, VA

Death

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

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=142453, etc.  [AotW citation 25613]