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Confederate (CSV)


Richard T. Haley

(? - 1900)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 18th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company E, 18th Mississippi Infantry on about 1 May 1861 and was appointed Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the right leg and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Federal Surgeon Gilbert Chaddock of the 7th Michigan amputated his leg at a field hospital near the battlefield. He was treated at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD from 25 November to 5 December 1862, and then transferred to Baltimore - probably to Ft. McHenry for exchange.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and medical details from the Patient List 1 and the MSHWR.2 These have him as R.F or Richard F. Haley. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


07/31/1900; burial in Cave Hill Confederate Cemetery, Jefferson County, KY


1   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #1.472  [AotW citation 21386]

2   Barnes, Joseph K., and US Army, Office of the Surgeon General, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, 6 books, Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1870, Volume 2, Part 3, pg. 469  [AotW citation 21387]