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Confederate (CSV)


William Smith

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a Private in Company K, 16th Georgia Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was reported wounded and captured in action, probably on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a USA field hospital in Burkittsville, MD but died there of wounds on 30 September. He was originally buried "close along the fence on west side of woods back of graveyard in Burkettsville" and probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1.


09/30/1862; Burkittsville, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD


1   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 4515]