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Confederate (CSV)


William L. Rowe

(c. 1820 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1850 he was a 30 year old tailor in Wilmington, New Hanover County, NC. He enlisted there on 17 January 1862 as a Private in Company F, 3rd North Carolina Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 and captured, and died the same day at the Federal Franklin's Corps field hospital on the Michael Miller farm near the battlefield.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster.1 Death and hospital detail from a list in the New York Times of 12 October 1862, as Wm. L. Roe. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1850.

He married Mary E Smith (1822-) in July 1841 and they had 4 daughters.


c. 1820 in NC


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-  [AotW citation 25878]