William W. Metzger of Effingham County, Ga., enlisted April 1862 in Banks Partisan Rangers which a few months later became Co. B 21st Battalion, Georgia Cavalry and on February 13, 1864 was transferred to Co. E, 7th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry.
Pvt. Metzger, was captured June 11, 1864, taken to Elmira N.Y. and released July 7, 1865.
His description upon departure: residence, Savannah; complexion, florid; hair, light; eyes, hazel; height, 5 feet 10 inches.
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