(c. 1837 - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 24, from Wake County, he mustered as Sergeant, Company D, 30th North Carolina Infantry on 10 August 1861 in Wake County. He was commissioned 3rd Lieutenant on 10 March 1862.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded by gunshot and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at a US hospital in Frederick, MD, but died there of wounds on 13 October 1862. He was originally buried "along the west side and in [Mt. Olivet?] cemetery at Frederick [Maryland]". Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
Burial information from Pruett, 1 who has him as William T. Gill. Service from the Roster 2 via the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.3 He is also listed among the Confederate soldiers buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Frederick, MD (source of his date of death), and may still be there [memorial via Findagrave].
c. 1837; Wake County, NC
10/13/1862; Frederick, 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 4690]
2 Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966- [AotW citation 19366]
3 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #9.611 [AotW citation 19367]