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Confederate (CSV)


William Burton

(? - 1864)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From the York District, he enlisted as Private, Company E, 17th South Carolina Infantry on 6 May 1862 at Camp Pillow.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was with his Company until furloughed home sick in March 1864. He died there on 8 July 1864.

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.


07/08/1864; York District, SC