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Confederate (CSV)

Colonel

William Terrell Millican

(1823 - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Education: U of Georgia

Command Billet: Commanding Regiment

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He studied the law and established a practice in Jamesville, Franklin County in 1855. In 1861 he organized a Company of troops and was commissioned Captain, Company B, 15th Georgia Infantry on 14 June 1861. He was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel on 1 May and Colonel on 22 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded and captured at Sharpsburg on 17th September, and died of wounds at David Smith's Farm later that day.

References & notes

Service from the Muster Roll 1 and the Roster,2 via the Historical Data Systems database. Prewar details from G.T. Ridlon's History of the families Millingas and Millanges of Saxony and Normandy... (1907). His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

01/07/1823; Jefferson, GA

Death

09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, Md.

Notes

1   Muster Roll Of Company B, 15th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry; Franklin County, Georgia - Tugalo Blues
Eastern Digital Resources, The Civil War in Georgia, Published 2000, first accessed 30 June 2005, <http://www.researchonline.net/gacw/>, Source page: rosters/15thcomb.htm  [AotW citation 121]

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 19403]