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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Joel Waggy

(c. 1834 - 1863)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 25th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 27 year old blacksmith on Franklin, VA (now WV), he enlisted as Private, Company K, 25th Virginia Infantry on 18 May 1861 in Franklin. He went absent without leave on 28 February 1862 and returned on 7 March. He was wounded in action at Cross Keys, VA on 8 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862

The rest of the War

He was hospitalized in Richmond by 28 November 1862 and died there on 16 February 1863.

References & notes

His service from Richard L. Armstrong's 25th Virginia Infantry and 9th Battalion Virginia Infantry (1990). He's also seen as Jacob Waggy, and may be buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond under that name.

Birth

c. 1834

Death

02/16/1863 Richmond, VA