- Born: Abt 1835, Virginia
- Marriage: Annie Hill
- Died: Abt 1875, Lynchburg, Campbell Co., VA. about age 40
American Civil War Soldiers
Enlistment Date: 22 Apr 1861
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: Virginia
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 22 April 1861 at the age of 23.
Enlisted in Company A, 11th Infantry Regiment Virginia on 22 Apr 1861.
Discharged from Company A, 11th Infantry Regiment Virginia on 30 Apr 1861.
The 1870 Federal Census for the Eastern Division, Campbell Co., VA, Lynchburg P. O., page 5B/6A dated June 14, 1870 records William (34 - VA) and Ann E. (30 - VA) Milstead with their children James W. (9), Molly B. (6), Thaddeus (3), Zaidee (2), and Lanfton S. (3/12). William is a Machinist.
The 1880 Federal Census for the Danielsville, Campbell Co., VA, District 40, page 5B/6A dated June 25, 1880 records the widow Anna (44 - VA/VA/VA) Milsted (sic) with children Waltes (19), Thaddeus (13), Zady (12), Lofton (10), and Willie (5).
Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation: Machinist (1870).
William married Annie Hill. (Annie Hill was born about 1840 in Virginia and died after 1880 in Danielsville, Campbell Co., VA.)