William Harvey Crew

William Harvey Crew

Sergeant, Company K, 60th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, CSA

Private, Company L, 4th Georgia Cavalry (Avery's), CSA

Born September 24, 1830

Enlisted and Mustered into service on May 10, 1862

Wounded September 17, 1862 at the Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam), Maryland

Recovered at home and enlisted in Company L, 4th Georgia Cavalry (Avery's) on May 9, 1864 in Dallas, Georgia

Served to the end of the war and was surrendered by General Joseph E. Johnston at Durham Station, North Carolina on 26 April 1865

60th Georgia Infantry Engagements Sgt. Crew served in:

Second Winchester, Virginia (June 14, 1862)

Seven Days Battles, Virginia (June 25, 1862 - July 1, 1862)

Gaines’ Mill, Virginia (June 27, 1862)

Malvern Hill, Virginia (July 1, 1862)

Cedar Mountain, Virginia (August 9, 1862)

Bristoe and Manassas Junction, Virginia (August 26, 1862 - August 27, 1862)

Kettle Run, Virginia (August 27, 1862)

Second Manassas (Bull Run), Virginia (August 28, 1862 - August 30, 1862)

Chantilly, Virginia (September 1, 1862)

Harper's Ferry, West Virginia (September 12, 1862 - September 15, 1862)

Sharpsburg (Antietam), Maryland (September 17, 1862)

4th Georgia Cavalry Engagements Pvt. Crew served in:

His first battle was Resaca in the Atlanta Campaign

Served on the Confederate right under General Wheeler just east of Picketts Mill near Allatoona Church during the fighting in Paulding County and all engagements through Atlanta

The Defense of Savannah

The Carolinas Campaign (12th Georgia Cavalry)

Died February 13, 1903

Buried at High Shoals Baptist Church, 4584 High Shoals Road, Dallas, Georgia