Wryan Minshew(1841 - 1864)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 50th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company A.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Sent to Aiken's Landing for exchange 10/2/1862. Officially considered exchanged 11/10/1862. Appointed 2nd Sergeant December 31, 1862. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant March 23, 1864. Wounded and captured at Cedar Creek, Virginia, October 19, 1864. Died from wounds October 24, 1864.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic service information from Ranger951.
Death Date: 10/24/1864
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/50th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 3048]
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