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Confederate (CSV)


William M. Eason

(c. 1839 - ?)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 23, from Wilson County, he mustered as Private, Company D, 2nd North Carolina Infantry on 1 May 1862 in Wilson County.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded and captured at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was paroled to date from 30 September, but not heard from and presumed dead - probably dying of wounds - in Boonsboro, MD.

References & notes

Burial and basic unit information from a list in Confederate Veteran1. Service and other details from the Roster 2 via the Historical Data Systems database.


c. 1839


Date not known; Boonsboro, MD; burial in Elmwood Cemetery, Shepherdstown, WV


1   United Confederate Veterans, and United Daughters of the Confederacy, Sons of Confederate Veterans, , Confederate Veteran Magazine (1893-1932), 1893-01-01, Vol. XIX, pp. 75 - 76  [AotW citation 5075]

2   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-  [AotW citation 19100]