W. J. IesteHome State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 60th Georgia Infantry
In the Antietam Campaign:
Probably killed or mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.
The remainder of the War:
Originally buried "in Benj. Grave's [Grove's?] young orchard on left hand side of road to Shepherdstown" near the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from Pruett1. His name may be "Jeste"
Burial Place: Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD
1 Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials , Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010 [AotW citation 4462]
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