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Confederate (CSV)


William Ireland

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 60th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Whitfield County, he enlisted as Private, Company C, 60th Georgia Infantry on 3 May 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died on 26 September 1862 in Shepherdstown, VA.

References & notes

Burial information from a list in Confederate Veteran.1 His service from Henderson.2 Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1838 in GA


09/26/1862; Shepherdstown, VA; burial in Elmwood Cemetery, Shepherdstown, WV


1   United Confederate Veterans, and United Daughters of the Confederacy and Sons of Confederate Veterans, Confederate Veteran Magazine (1893-1932), 1893-01-00, Vol. XIX, pp. 75 - 76  [AotW citation 5100]

2   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 24759]