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Confederate (CSA)


George William Keesee

(? - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Danville (VA) Artillery

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private in the Danville Artillery, and was appointed Sergeant before Sharpsburg.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action in Nicodemus Heights at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

Tended by his brother Peyton, he died of wounds overnight on the field.

References & notes

Thanks to Bill Guerrant for the pointer to the Keesee brothers at Sharpsburg.


Date not known in VA


09/18/1862; Sharpsburg, MD