Name: EASON, WILLIAM J. (also listed on muster roll as J. W. Eaton)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: 3 March 1862 at Westville, Dale County, age 24 (26 by Census)
Service History: 
Date of Birth:  Place of Birth: Georgia
Date of Death: 24 December 1862 (disease) Place of Death: Lynchburg, Virginia
Buried: Virginia
Father: Isaac Eason (b in North Carolina)
Mother: Elizabeth Smith (b 4 September 1807 in Georgia,  d February 4 1883 in Newton, Dale County, Alabama)
Spouse(s): Emily C. //
Children: 
Occupation: Farmer; Waggoner
Residence(s): Dooly County, Georgia; Newton, Dale County, Alabama
Other: Emily C. Eason, widow, Newton, Alabama. No des. list. - Verified 1865/01/20. Claim filed 1863/03/19.
Brother Green Simpson Eason also served, Co H, 15th Alabama Infantry Regt., died in hands of enemy of wounds received in battle of Sharpsburg 17 September 1862 (died 12 November 1862)
Photographs:

Elizabeth Smith Eason, mother of William Eason
Newton City Cemetery

Green Sampson Eason, brother of William Eason
Memorial Marker, Newton City Cemetery
"Wounded at the Battle of Antietam; sleeps in Confederate
Cemetery, Frederick, Maryland"
Submitter: Georgia V. Fleming E-mail: hyacinth@ala.net