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Confederate (CSV)


William Chatham

(? - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 20, he enlisted in Caswell County, NC on 25 February 1862 as a Private in Company H, 6th North Carolina Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Federal 6th Army Corps hospital on the Michael Miller farm at Sharpsburg, but died there of wounds, date not given.

References & notes

Basic information from Iobst.1 His death and hospital details from a list in the New York Times of 12 October 1862.


09/00/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Iobst, Richard William, and Louis H. Manarin, Wade Lucas, The Bloody Sixth : the Sixth North Carolina Regiment, Confederate States of America, Raleigh: North Carolina Confederate Centennial Commission, 1965, p. 403  [AotW citation 6388]