Member Spotlight Found in Civil War Soldiers -... The National Archives Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - TN Location: Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - TNFifty-third Infantry, I-YRRoberts, William D (29)Page 33
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Last Confederate P.O.W. To Die In New York

Captured at Fort Donelson in mid-February, 1862. Exchanged and returned to duty, he was captured in July, 1863, when Port Hudson, Louisiana fell. Exchanged at Vicksburg in early October, 1863, he was captured a third time less than a month later at Connersville, Tennessee. He was held at Fort Delaware for almost a year and was again exchanged. Roberts was wounded in the knee and captured again at Bentonville, North Carolina, in mid-March, 1865.

Last Confederate P.O.W. To Die In New York
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