Duke, Sgt. Maj. William Jasper (26 OCT 1841 - 27 NOV 1920)
William enlisted in the 21st Infantry Regiment - Company D as a private August 13, 1861. Appointed 3d Sergeant January 2,1862. Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va. December 13, 1862. Appointed Sergeant Major August 6, 1863. Roll for August 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.
Pension records show he was furloughed for 30 days March 1, 1865. At Richmond, Va. attempting to rejoin command, close of war. (Born in Newton County, Ga. October 26, 1841. Died at Bremen, Ga. November 27,1920.)
REF: Henderson Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia.
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