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Confederate (CSV)


William M. Dulaney


(1838 - 1917)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

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

Company K was converted to cavalry and attached as Company F to the 8th (Wade's) Confederate Cavalry (2d Regiment, Mississippi and Alabama Cavalry) in January 1863. He was furloughed, sick, on 25 May 1863 with no later military record.

After the War

By 1870 and to at least 1910 he was a farmer at Fulton and Pleasonton in Itawamba County.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Military Service Records,1 via fold3, filed under 48th Mississippi Infantry and 2nd CS Cavalry, both as William Dulany. His presence at Sharpsburg from a petition he and others of his Company signed on behalf of Lieutenant Thomas Lipscomb. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1870-1910. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Lucy Husk (1838-1899) in December 1856 and they had 9 children.

His brother Gib was at Sharpsburg with him, and brother Henry (1829-1880) was also in Company K, but was absent, sick, in September 1862.


03/31/1838; Itawamba County, MS


01/08/1917; Itawamba County, MS; burial in Mount Pleasant Baptist Cemetery, Fulton, MS


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 29008]