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23rd Georgia Infantry (CSA)
Ancestor Info
Name: william williamsRank: Private Company: C

william williams enlisted with co.c in rome, ga. on mar 1, 1862. he fought at seven pines, south mountain, antietam,gains mill, battery wagner, and olustee,he was wounded at battery wagner in the thigh, on aug 26th, 1863, and was on board the steamer sumpter transport ship when it was struck by friendly fire and sunk just outside of fort sumpter, from the guns of fort moultrie as they were leaving battery wagner on aug 31st 1863. he stepped up to help the army of tennessee fight off sherman when he entered georgia. he was captured at kingston, georgia on may 18th, 1864 and was shipped to rock island illiniose prison where he died after 2 months of confinement on july 26th, 1864

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