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Confederate (CSV)


Charles F. Williams

(? - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He had been a farmer in Minden, LA when he enlisted in Company G, 8th Louisiana Infantry on 23 June 1861 at Camp Moore, LA. He reenlisted in April 1862. He was captured at Strasburg, VA on 2 June 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 admitted to a US Army General Hospital in Frederick, MD and died 2 October 1862 of a gunshot wound. He was originally buried "on west side of and in the [Mt. Olivet] cemetery at Frederick." Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1, who lists him as Charles G. Williams. Service details from Booth.2 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.3


Date not known in GA


10/02/1862; 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 5026]

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. 1092  [AotW citation 13171]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #9.587  [AotW citation 22340]