|Birthplace:||Catawba, Catawba, NC, USA|
|Death:||Died in Richmond, VA, USA|
|Cause of death:||Civil War|
|Managed by:||Theresa Lanier Miller|
About Pvt. William B Lanier
Pvt. William Lanier, Company H, 4th NC Regiment, enlisted in Brunswick County, NC on 5-18-1861, Brother of Pvts. Joseph, David, Elkanah and Jacob Lanier. Only one brother, Rev. David Lanier, returned home alive. William died at Richmond, Va Hospital, cause of death unknown.