(1834 - 1909)
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Artillery
Unit: Danville (VA) Artillery
He enlisted as Private in the Danville Artillery, and was appointed Corporal, probably before Sharpsburg.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on Nicodemus Heights at Sharpsburg on 17 September.
The rest of the War
He remained on the field to tend his mortally wounded brother George, and was captured there. He was exchanged on 2 May 1863.
References & notes
Thanks to Bill Guerrant for the pointer to the Keesee brothers at Sharpsburg, and for the picture here from a hand-colored portrait photograph. Life dates from his gravestone photo from Pittsylvania County History.
05/13/1909; burial in Keeling, VA