Dunaway, William

Photo:    7th MS Infantry battle flag7th ms infAge at Enlistment: 20

Length of Service: 1861-1864

State:  Mississippi

Rank:  Pvt / Cpl

Unit:    7th MS Infantry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. H on 13 Jul 1861; wounded in action near Munfordville, KY 19 Sep 1862 (record states wound occurred “in the cornfield at 9:00am on the line left of the Fort, in the neck by grape shot slightly”); present thru 1863; re-enlisted for the war on 29 Jan 1864; killed in action near Atlanta, GA on 14 Aug 1864

Survived War:  No

Cemetery / Burial:   Atlanta, GA Burial unknown

Soldier Info: Born in Pike, MS in 1841; Died in battles outside Atlanta, GA in 1864

Relationship to Author:  3rd cousin 6x