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Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

William Yancy Goodgame

(1844 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 16 year old worker on his father's substantial farm at Mount Olive in Coosa County, he enlisted as Private, Company B, 12th Alabama Infantry, and was appointed Sergeant, dates not given.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the State of Alabama.1 His death at Sharpsburg is from a casualty list for Rodes' Brigade in the Montgomery Weekly Advertiser of 8 October 1862. Personal details from family genealogists.

Birth

12/13/1844; Coosa County, AL

Death

09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, 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=72825  [AotW citation 25716]