Enoch H. Williams, 2nd Lieutenant, Co. C 40th Mississippi Infantry, CSA

1837

  • October 23: Enoch Henderson Williams is born in Alabama.

1850

  • September 12:  The United States Federal Census taken in Attala County, Mississippi shows 13 year old Enoch living with his parents and siblings. His father is a farmer.

1860

  • June 7: Enoch Williams and Mary Elizabeth Lloyd are married.
  • September 18:  The United States Federal Census taken in Attala County, Mississippi shows Enoch, a teacher, and his new bride Mary living with his brother John and his family.

1862

  • April 28:  Enlisted in the Confederate Army in Attala County, Mississippi.
  • April 28 – June 30:  Company Muster Roll.  Absent. Remarks “Furloughed.”
  • July & August:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.
  • September & October. Company Muster Roll.  Absent. Remarks “Absent. Paroled. Ordered report refuses.”
  • November & December:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.

1863

  • January & February:  Company Muster Roll. 
  • March 1 – October 31:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.  Remarks “Absent without leave from 23 Aug to the 11 Oct.”
  • July 4: Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi.
  • July 7: Enoch signs an oath promising never to take up arms against the United States again and is paroled.
  • November & December:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.

1864

  • March & April:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.
  • May 13 (brother William, also a soldier, dies of disease)
  • July & August:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.
  • November 30:  Fought at the Battle of Franklin in Franklin, Tennessee. Killed in action.
  • August 31 – Feb 25, 1865:  Company Muster Roll. Remarks “Killed in action 30 Nov 1864 at Franklin, Tenn.”