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

1837

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

1850

  • September 12:  The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Attala County, MS showed 13 year old Enoch living with his parents and siblings. His father was a farmer.

1860

  • June 7: Enoch Williams married Mary Elizabeth Lloyd.
  • September 18:  The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Attala County, MS showed Enoch, a teacher, and his new bride Mary living with his brother John and his family.

1862

  • April 28: Enlisted in the C.S. Army in Attala County, MS.
  • April 28 to 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 to October 31: Company Muster Roll. Present. Remarks “Absent without leave from 23 Aug to the 11 Oct.”
  • July 4: Captured at Vicksburg, MS.
  • July 7: Enoch signs an oath promising never to take up arms against the United States of America again and he was paroled.
  • November & December: Company Muster Roll. Present.

1864

  • March & April: Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • May 13: Brother William, also a soldier, died of disease
  • July & August: Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • November 30: Enoch was killed in action at the Battle of Franklin.
  • August 31 to Feb 25, 1865: Company Muster Roll. Remarks “Killed in action 30 Nov 1864 at Franklin, Tenn.”