Private, Confederate States of America Army
Provided By Charles Purser: April
William Strayhorn, Private, Co. H, 15th NC
Inf, born in Alamance Co., NC where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting
in Alamance Co. at age 19, May 21, 1861. Present and accounted for
until captured at Bristoe Station, Va, Oct 14, 1863. Confined at
Old Capitol Prison, Washington, DC, Oct 15, 1863. Died in hospital
at Washington on Jan 21, 1864 of diarrhea chronica.