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Confederate (CSV)


William L. Kee

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company A, 17th South Carolina Infantry on 18 November 1861 in Columbia.

On the Campaign

He was in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Except for occasional details, he was present with his Company until declared a deserter in November 1864. He was arrested and returned on 24 December and listed as "absent in arrest" until he was captured near Petersburg, VA on 25 March 1865. He was a prisoner at Point Lookout, MD until released on 28 June 1862.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records with his presence at "Boonsboro" from Colonel McMaster's list for the 17th South Carolina (Confederate States Army Casualty Lists and Narrative Reports, RG 109, NARA), both online from fold3.