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Confederate (CSV)

Corporal

William H. Hartnett

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as First Corporal in Company D, 8th Georgia Infantry on 18 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action in the right arm, and permanently disabled, at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Detailed sub-enrolling officer in Pike County, Georgia, on account of wounds, in 1864. Elected Captain of Company G, 1st Regiment, Georgia Reserve Infantry (Fannin's), April 18, 1864. Roll dated October 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

References & notes

Basic information from Ranger951.

Notes

1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /infantry/8th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 9551]