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Confederate (CSV)


Nathaniel Wilson

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 31st Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted at Huttonsville, VA as a Private in Company A, 31st Virginia Infantry on 14 June 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a hospital in Staunton, VA on 2 October 1862 and was there and in Richmond hospitals or on furlough to July 1863, when he was judged medically "unfit for field service." On 31 August 1864, on the last record in his military file, he was listed as detailed as a Brigade Wagoner.

References & notes

His service from Ashcraft1 and his Compiled Service Records,2 via fold3.


1   Ashcraft, Jr., John M., 31st Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg (Va): H. E. Howard, Inc., 1899  [AotW citation 27911]

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 27912]