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Confederate (CSV)


William S. Hanna

(c. 1835 - 1863)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 27, from Guilford County, he was conscripted and enlisted in Raleigh on 15 July 1862 as a Private in Company E, 3rd North Carolina Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was sent from Fort Delaware to Aikens Landing, VA ON 2 October for exchange, and declared officially exchanged on 10 November 1862. He was admitted to a Richmond, VA hospital on 20 October and furloughed on 10 November 1862 for 30 days. He died of wounds received at Sharpsburg on 15 March 1863, place not given. His widow Elizabeth filed for his final pay of $115.69 in June 1863.

References & notes

His service from Moore,1 as W.S. Hanna, and his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3; one record says he was left behind, sick in Maryland on 12 September 1862.


c. 1835




1   Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. 1, pp. 95 - 98  [AotW citation 6069]

2   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 30255]