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Confederate (CSV)


W. M. Thomas

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private in Company C, 23rd Georgia Infantry on 31 August 1861. Admitted to Chimborazo Hospital #5, at Richmond, VA on 9 May 1862.

On the Campaign

Killed in action on South Mountain at Crampton's Gap on 14 September.

The rest of the War

Originally buried "in Mrs. Hoffman's barn field near Boonsboro, 150 yards N. W. of the barn". Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1. Service data from Henderson's Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia via Fincham2.


09/14/1862; Crampton's Gap, 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 5005]

2   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/rosters/23rd_inf_regt_rost_c.html  [AotW citation 12351]