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Pvt William M Kissiah

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Pvt William M Kissiah

  • Birth 13 Mar 1836 Union County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 9 Apr 1914 Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
  • Plot Confederate Memorial Lot
  • Memorial ID 11925379

Source: North Carolina Troop Books

Co., I, 37th Regiment N.C. Troops p. 585.

"KISSIAH, William M., Private
Born in Union County* and resided in Mecklenburg County where he was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Mecklenburg County at age 25, October 22, 1861. Wounded at Hanover Court House, Virginia, on or about May 27, 1862. Returned to duty prior to August 29, 1862, when he was wounded in the groin at the Battle of Second Manassas, Virginia. Returned to duty in November-December, 1862. Deserted to the enemy (or was captured) on or about Sepetmber 26, 1864. Took the Oath of Allegiance at City Point, Virigina. Transferred to Washington, D.C., where he arrived on September 30, 1864. Released on an unspecified date."

He was in the same company as his brother Thomas Allison Kissiah/Keziah and George Kissiah.


Family Members


Inscription

Co I 37 NC INF CSA


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  • Created by: Julie Karen Hancock (Cooper) Jackson
  • Added: 9 Oct 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11925379
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt William M Kissiah (13 Mar 1836–9 Apr 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11925379, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Julie Karen Hancock (Cooper) Jackson (contributor 24420413) .