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Brosard Williams b. abt 1830 Duplin County, North Carolina Injured 3-25-1865 died 4/29/1865 Hare's Hill, Richmond, Virginia. Name: Brosard Williams , Residence: Duplin County, North Carolina Enlistment Date: 09 March 1864 Side Served: Confederacy State Served: North Carolina Service Record: Hospitalized at Richmond, VA Enlisted as a Private on 09 March 1864 Enlisted in Company A, 43rd Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 09 March 1864. Wounded on 25 March 1865 at Petersburg, VA POW on 03 April 1865 at Hosp, Richmond, VA Died of wounds Company A, 43rd Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 29 April 1865 in Hosp, Richmond, VA Brosard Williams (First_Last) Regiment Name 43 North Carolina Infantry. Side Confederate Company A Soldier's Rank_In Private Soldier's Rank_Out Private Alternate Name Notes Film Number M230 roll 42 43rd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry 43rd Infantry Regiment was assembled at Camp Mangum, near Raleigh, North Carolina, in March, 1862. Its members were from counties in Mecklenburg, Wilson, Halifax, Edgecombe, Warren, and Anson. During the war the 43rd was assigned to General Daniel's, Hoke's, and Grimes' Brigade. It fought in the Seven Days' Battles and saw action at Goldsboro, Gettysburg, Plymouth, Drewry's Bluff, and Cold Harbor. The regiment was then involved in Early's Shenandoah Valley operations and the Appomattox Campaign. It was organized with 1,066 officers and men, lost twenty-six percent of the 572 engaged at Gettysburg, and had 4 killed and 13 wounded at Plymouth. On April 9, 1865, it surrendered 9 officers and 164 men. The field officers were Colonel Thomas S. Kenan, Lieutenant Colonel William G. Lewis, and Major Walter J. Boggan.