Name: DILLARD, WILLIAM TYRE
Rank: Private
Enlisted: 5 August 1862 at Westville, Dale County, age 20
Service History: Present: Fredericksburg, Suffolk, Gettysburg both days, Battle Mount, Chickamauga two days, Lookout Valley, Camel Station, Knoxville two days, Dandridge, Wilderness, Spotsylvania two days, Cold Harbor, Chester Station, Deep Bottom, Fussell Mill, Fort Gilmer, Fort Harrison, Darbytown Road, Williamsburg Road; Absent on Detail: Raccoon Mountain; Absent Sick: Darbytown
Date of Birth: 12 December 1842 Place of Birth: Muscogee County, Georgia
Date of Death: 1927 Place of Death: Willo, Texas
Buried: County Line Cemetery, Montgomery County, Texas
Father: John D. Dillard (b 1803 in Laurens, Fairfield County, South Carolina, d 15 May 1861 in Ozark, Dale County, Alabama)
Mother: Hilley Watson (b 10 May 1807 in Gwinnett County, Georgia, d 21 August 1896 in Ozark, Dale County, Alabama)
Spouse(s): Emma Martin (1847-1887)
Children: Elizabeth (Walker), Emma Hila Clinton (Parker), Lige Edward
Occupation: Farmer
Residence(s): Barnes Crossroads, Dale County, Alabama; Montgomery County, Texas
Other: Brother of Crawford George Dillard, James Elmer Dillard, and Thomas G. Dillard; brothers Starling Manuel Dillard (Co D, 46th Georgia Infantry Regt.) and Tamplin Nixon Dillard (Co D 59th Alabama Infantry Regt.) also served.
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Submitter: Georgia V. Fleming E-mail: hyacinth@ala.net