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Lamb, William

Born: 0000 AD
Died: 1909 AD
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Military Officer

His date and place of birth was unknown.


1862 – He was officer in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. He is best remembered for his role in commanding the Confederate garrison at Fort Fisher.


1864 – He spent the better part of the next two years working to build the fort into the Confederacy’s largest bastion. He successfully defended the fort against a Union attack led by Benjamin Butler in  this year.


1865 –  Alfred Terry led a second attack against the fort and despite a heroic defense by Lamb and the defenders the fort was captured and Lamb was seriously wounded.


1909 – He  was eventually recovered and died in this year.