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Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant

Charles W. Delay

(1835 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 25th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

26 years old, from Hardy County, he mustered as Private, Company K, 25th Virginia Infantry on 2 June 1861 at Petersburg. He was promoted to 5th Sergeant on 1 May 1862 and commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company E on 15 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Virginia Military Dead.1 Service and other details from Richard L. Armstrong's 25th Virginia Infantry and 9th Battalion Virginia Infantry (roster, 1990) via the Historical Data Systems database.

Birth

1835

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Library of Virginia, Virginia Military Dead Database, Published 2002, first accessed 30 November 2012, <http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/guides/vmd/>, Source page: /vmd_Search.asp  [AotW citation 18991]