William H.P. Ivey(c. 1839 - 1863)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
An unmarried 22 year old farmer from Radsfordville, he enrolled in Company A, 8th Alabama Infantry on 8 May 1861. He was present at Yorktown and Williamsburg, VA, where he was wounded in the groin and captured on 5 May 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He returned to his Company in August or September 1862 and was at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
He was then at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville. He was mortally wounded in action at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863 and died there on 12 July 1863. He was originally buried at the Butt house near the battlefield, and removed to Hollywood Cemetery on 13 June 1872.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1 and the Buseys.2
|Birth State: GA |
Death Date: 07/12/1863 Death Place: Gettysburg, PA Burial Place: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA
1 State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: various [AotW citation 15897]
12 Busey, John W., and Travis W. Busey, Confederate Casualties at Gettysburg: A Comprehensive Record, Jefferson (NC): McFarland & Company, 2017, pg. 72 [AotW citation 15914]
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