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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William H. Kelley

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 24th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Habersham (Franklin?) County, he mustered as Private, Company H, 24th Georgia Infantry on 24 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by gunshot to the right foot and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the City Hotel Hospital in Frederick, MD until 16 October, then sent to Aiken's Landing, VA and exchanged there on 19 October. He was then in Chimborazo Hospital, Richmond, VA until 15 November when he was furloughed home. He died there on 9 December 1862.

References & notes

Service from the Roster 1 via the Historical Data Systems database. Hospital and wound details from the Patient List.2

Death

12/09/1862 Habersham County, GA

Notes

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 19480]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #756  [AotW citation 19481]