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Confederate (CSV)


William S. Adderton

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was in Company H, having enlisted as Private - May 27, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded and captured in action on South Mountain,MD on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia November 10, 1862. Transferred to Company E, 10th Battalion Georgia Infantry, in exchange for W. H. Johnson, January 1863. Wounded. Roll for October 1864, last on file, shows him absent, wounded and furloughed by Medical Examining Board. No later record.

References & notes

Basic information from Ranger951.


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <>, Source page: /infantry/6th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 9657]