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Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

Josiah Wheeler Gresham

(1830 - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 38th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From DeKalb County, he mustered as Private, Company A, 38th Georgia Infantry on 26 September 1861. He was promoted to 3rd Sergeant in April 1862 and transferred to Company D.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service from the Roster 1 via the Historical Data Systems database. Birth information from family genealogists.

Birth

02/28/1830 in GA

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 19576]