Pvt William Washington Durr

The final notation on Private Durr’s service records reads, “A true patriot and a brave and uncomplaining soldier.” He was killed in Fredericksburg, during the 13th’s December, 1862, stand in the streets of the town barring the crossing of the Rappahannock to Burnside’s troops.

A member of Company E (A), the Alamutcha Infantry, Durr was just 18 years old when he was killed, a former Lauderdale County, MS, schoolboy.

About Dick Stanley

Retired Texas daily newspaperman
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