William Henry Harts was enlisted as a Private Sergeant on April 2nd, 1862 in Captain Cawthon’s Company, Company H (Union Rebels), 6th Regiment Florida Infantry by J. J. Finley at Mount Vernon Arsenal, Florida, for a period of 3 years.
Promotion to 3rd Sergeant effective August 10th, 1862.
He was left behind sick in Kentucky in October 1862 and captured.
He was paroled then exchanged near Vicksburg in November 1862.
He is listed on a register of “Floyd House and Ocmulgee Hospitals at Macon, Georgia from October 2nd through October 21st, 1863 being treated for dysentery.