(? - 1863)
Home State: Mississippi
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enlisted at Columbus as a Private in Company K, 2nd Mississippi Infantry Battalion on 1 May 1862.
On the Campaign
He was in action with his Company at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was admitted to a hospital in Richmond, VA on 26 November 1862 and died there on 3 January 1863 of dysentery and erysipelas.
References & notes
His service from his Compiled Military Service Records,1 via fold3, filed under 48th Mississippi Infantry, also as Wm. Cochran. His presence at Sharpsburg from a petition he and others of his Company signed on behalf of Lieutenant Thomas Lipscomb.
01/03/1863; Richmond, VA
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 29004]