This Compiled Military Service Record abstract was transcribed and submitted by Mitzi P. Freeman


Rank Entering the Service: Private

Rank Leaving the Service: Private

Military Unit: 28th Infantry Regiment

Alternate Name for the Military Unit:

Company: E

Enlistment Date: 15 NOV 1862

Place of Enlistment: McMinnville, TN

Abstract of Information available in the Service Records:
Feb 28, 1863: Absent sick since muster
Certificate of death in Lumpkin Hospital July 25, 1863
Lumpkin Hospital
Rome, GA July 25, 1863
W. S. Billingsley Private Co D 28 Tenn Regt
Died on the 18th day of July
Inventory of Effects
Cash Three 44/100 Dollars
1 Hat
1 pair shoes
I certify that the above named soldier died in the Lumpkin Hospital Rome, GA on the day and of the disease recorded and that the inventory of effects proven is correct,
Second Auditor Treasury
Confederate States
Richmond, VA}
Edward McDonald
Surgeon in charge of Hospital

Personal Information about the Veteran (Not contained in the CMSR):
Name: Walter S. Billingsley
Born: 2 APR 1827 in Jackson County, TN
Died: 18 JUL 1863 in Rome, GA
Buried: Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Rome, GA
Parents: William and Feriby (Brown) Billingsley
Wife: Sarah “Sallie” JACKSON
Married: 1856 in Jackson County, TN

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