Member Spotlight Found in Civil War Soldiers -... The National Archives Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - NC Location: Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - NCTwenty-ninth InfantryMMcMahan, William B (33)Page 1
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William Bryson McMahan served in the Confederate army, deserted (as many farmers did) after 2 years of bloody battles, was on the lam for a year, captured and a POW for a year at Camp Morton, Indiana. He was released at the end of that year, and no doubt had to walk home.

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