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Sgt William Alexander Long

Sgt William Alexander Long

Birth
Death Jun 1864
Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USA
Burial Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USA
Plot North Carolina Section
Memorial ID 10529383 · View Source
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Company F, 32nd North Carolina Infantry, Daniel's Brigade, Rodes' Division, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Catawba County NC; a 21 year-old Farmer.
Enlisted on 4/27/1861 at Catawba County, NC as a Private, on 5/18/1861 he mustered into "A" Co. NC 12th Infantry.
On 9/14/1861 he transferred into "F" Co. NC 32nd Infantry
Promoted to 4th Corpl 10/1861.
Promoted to 3rd Sergt 5/1/1862.
Mortally wounded 5/10/1864 Spotsylvania Court House, VA.
He died of wounds prior to 6/14/1864.

The 32nd Infantry Regiment was organized at Drewry's Bluff, Virginia, in April, 1862, using the 1st North Carolina Infantry Battalion as its nucleus. Its companies were raised in the counties of Tyrrell, Nash, Camden, Northampton, Catawba, Bertie, Chatham, and Franklin.

Bio by: BigFrench


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(Incorrect regiment listed on headstone.)


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  • Created by: BigFrench
  • Added: 26 Feb 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10529383
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt William Alexander Long (unknown–Jun 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10529383, citing Spotsylvania Confederate Cemetery, Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by BigFrench (contributor 46554304) .