site logo
[no picture yet]

[no picture yet]

Confederate (CSV)


William C. McBride

(c. 1824 - 1864)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a married 38 year old farmer in Brush Valley, LA when he enlisted in Company H, 9th Louisiana Infantry on 12 March 1862.

On the Campaign

He was present on the muster roll and probably present on the Maryland Campaign.

The rest of the War

He was elected 3rd Lieutenant on 18 May 1863, and 2nd Lieutenant some time afterward. He wa mortally wounded and captured at Monocacy, MD on 10 July 1864. He was admitted on that date to the USA Army General Hospital at Frederick, MD. He died on 22 July 1864. Originally buried "along the west side and in cemetery at Frederick [Maryland]". Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1, who lists him as W. McBride, 8th Infantry. Service details from Booth1.


c. 1824 in GA


07/22/1864; 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 4837]

2   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 3, Book 1, pg. 1127  [AotW citation 13172]