Name: SCOGGINS, WILLIAM H. (listed on muster roll as William H. Scroggin)
Rank: 4th Sgt., 1st Sgt., 2nd Lt. 
Enlisted: 3 July 1861 at Westville, Dale County, Alabama
Service History: Absent Sick: Winchester, Virginia 1862/05/25, Sharpsburg 1862/09/17;Present at: Cross Keys, Virginia 1862/06/08, Cold Harbor 1862/06/20, Malvern Hill 1862/07/02, Cedar Mountain 1862/08/09, Hazel River 1862/08/23, Manassas Junction 1862/08/27, Manassas Plains 1862/08/28-30, Chantilly 1862/09/01, Harpers Ferry 1862/09/13, Shepardstown 1862/09/18, Fredericksburg 1862/12/13, Suffolk 1863/05/03, Gettysburg 1863/07/02-03;Captured: Battle Mount, Virginia 1863/07/24
Date of Birth: abt 1840 Place of Birth: Georgia
Date of Death: 18 January 1864 (died as a POW) Place of Death: Point Lookout Union Prison, Mary County, Maryland
Buried: Point Lookout, Maryland
Father: John T. Scoggins (b abt 1801 in Georgia)
Mother: Mary Ann Forrester
Spouse(s): Not married in 1860
Occupation: Carpenter
Residence(s): Dale County, Alabama
Other:  Son of John T. Scoggins, brother of Green Berry Scoggins
"He was a fine soldier and a faithful officer." (Oates, The War Between the Union and the Confederacy, Appendix A)
Photographs: Point Lookout Confederate Cemetery

Submitter: Georgia V. Fleming E-mail: