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Confederate (CSV)


William D. Peters

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was enlisted in Company D, 7th Virginia Infantry on 13 May 1861 at Giles Courthouse as Sergeant.

The rest of the War

Arrested 6/15/63 and subsequently demoted to Private. Wounded at Five Forks in left thigh, 4/1/65; to Farmville General Hospital 4/2/65; to Lynchburg General Hospital 6/65.

References & notes

Basic information from Johnston1. Service details from Riggs2.


1   Johnston, David Emmons, The Story of a Confederate Boy in the Civil War, Portland (OR): Glass & Prudhomme Company, 1914, pp. 142 - 143  [AotW citation 9750]

2   Riggs, David F., 7th Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg (Va): H. E. Howard, Inc., 1982  [AotW citation 9764]