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Confederate (CSV)


William Oscar Price

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a 21 year old farmer in Natchitoches, LA when he enlisted in Company C, 9th Louisiana Infantry on 7 July 1861 at Camp Moore, LA. He reenlisted at Camp Carondelet, VA on 5 February 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

Originally buried "in N.E. corner of Mrs. Lucker's house-field" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1, who lists him as W.O. Price. Service data from Booth,2 as W. Oscar Price. His memorial is on Findagrave.


c. 1840 in MS


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, 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 4916]

2   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 3, Book 2, pg. 204  [AotW citation 13174]