site logo
[no picture yet]

[no picture yet]

Confederate (CSV)


William J. Crowder

(1832 - 1900)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company G (later B), 17th South Carolina Infantry on 14 December 1861 at Camp Hampton near Columbia, SC.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was absent on wounded furlough to at least February 1863. He returned to duty and was with his Company until he was captured at Petersburg, VA on 25 March 1865 and sent to Point Lookout, MD. He was released on 26 June 1865.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records, with his presence at Sharpsburg from Colonel McMaster's list for the 17th South Carolina (Confederate States Army Casualty Lists and Narrative Reports, RG 109, NARA), also as William G. Crowder, online from fold3. His gravesite is on Findagrave.




01/22/1900; burial in Salem Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Fairfield County, SC