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Confederate (CSV)


William A. Green

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 22nd Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company K, 22nd Georgia Infantry on 31 August 1861. He was wounded by a gunshot to his leg (place not given) and admitted to a hospital in Richmond, VA on 1 June 1862. He was sent on to Lynchburg on 26 June and was absent from his Company into July.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the neck in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to Chimborazo Hospital #5 in Richmond, VA on 30 September and returned to duty on 26 November. He is listed alternatively as having been killed at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863 or as missing after an engagement at Manassas Gap, Va on 23 July 1863.

References & notes

His service from Henderson's Roster 1 and his Compiled Service Record (CSR) at the US National Archives, online via fold3 as W.A. Green. The pointer to Green and further details thanks to Barry Truluck from his research in a casualty list in the Richmond Enquirer of 17 October 1862 and the CSR.


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. II, pg. 1004  [AotW citation 26102]