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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William Warner

(c. 1828 - ?)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 31st Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was an 32 year old farmer near Weston in Lewis County, VA. He enlisted as a Private in Company I, 31st Virginia Infantry on 2 June 1861 at Monterey.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was absent, wounded or sick, through November 1862 and on furlough from 3 January to 2 February 1863. He was deemed "unable to carry a musket" but carried the colors after returning to duty, and was appointed Ensign of his regiment on or about 18 April 1864.

References & notes

His service from Ashcraft,1 as Harrison D. Paugh, and his Compiled Service Records,2 via fold3. Personal details from the US Census of 1860. Thanks to Ralph Parmenter Bennett for the pointer to Private Warner.

Birth

c. 1828 in VA

Notes

1   Ashcraft, Jr., John M., 31st Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg (Va): H. E. Howard, Inc., 1899  [AotW citation 27904]

2   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 27905]