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Confederate (CSV)


William F. Collins

(c. 1837 - ?)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 25, from Wake County, he enlisted there and mustered as Private, Company G, First North Carolina Infantry on 15 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was captured at Frederick, MD on 12 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was held at Fort Delaware, sent to Aiken's Landing, VA for exchange on 2 October 1862, and was formally exchanged on 10 November 1862. He was wounded on 19 May 1864, probably at Spotsylvania Court House, VA and was absent to at least mid-October 1864. He was paroled on 15 April 1865 at Burkeville Junction, VA on about 15 April 1865.

References & notes

His service from the Roster.1


c. 1837


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 26009]