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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William N. Urquhart

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 53rd Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as Private, Company D, 53rd Georgia Infantry on 15 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

Died at Lavinia Grove's Farm, Md. Originally buried "in Mrs. Lucker's [Locker's] barn field near an old well" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1. Service from the Roster 2 via the Historical Data Systems database, which says he was killed in action.

Death

1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD

Notes

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 5011]

2   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 19674]