Private William F. Grimsley
F Company

Born 1 June 1838 the son of John and Eleanor C. (Profitt) Grimsley

He enlisted on the 9 June 1861 at Camp Trousdale, his brother George K. Grimsley served in the 8th Tennessee Cavalry.

Wounded at the Battle of Perryville (Chaplin Hills), 8 October 1862, when he was shot through the groin with the ball coming out his hip. He was taken to the Harrodsburg Presbyterian Church at Old Harrodsburg Springs where he was attended to by Emma (Cleveland) Woods and where he died.

He carried a bible that was signed by Pleasant M. Wassom 4 August 1862, also a member of the Regiment.

An account of his death is included in History of Overton County in the Tennessee State Library and Archives.  (Here there is also there is a letter to his mother from the nurse attending him.)

He is buried in the Confederate Plot, Spring Hill Cemetery, Harrodsburg, Mercer County, KY.