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Confederate (CSV)


W. T. Newhall

(? - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company K, 12th Alabama Infantry on 10 July 1861 in Auburn, AL. He reenlisted in February 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in Shepherdstown, VA on 20 September 1862.

References & notes

Burial and basic unit information from a list in Confederate Veteran.1 His service from the Alabama Archives,2 who also have him as W.J. Newhall. His gravesite is on Findagrave as W. J. Newall.


Date not known in MD


09/20/1862; 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 5126]

2   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <>, Source page: /soldier.cfm?id=147060, etc  [AotW citation 24749]