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Confederate (CSV)


W. Martin

(? - 1863)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 53rd Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted at Zebulon, Pike County, GA as a Private in Company H, 53rd Georgia Infantry on 5 May 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was furloughed home in October 1862 and was listed as absent without leave by August 1863, but was wounded by a gunshot to his brain, probably at Gettysburg, PA, in July 1863 and captured at Williamsport, MD. He died of his wounds in the US Army Seminary Hospital, Hagerstown, MD on 16 July 1863.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 online via fold3.


07/16/1863; Hagerstown, MD


1   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 27414]