Rhydon Grisby(? - 1862)
Home State: Louisiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Louisiana Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
A farmer in Claiborne Parish, he enrolled as 2nd Lieutenant, Company A, 9th Louisiana Infantry on 7 July 1861. Elected First Lieutenant on 5 September 1861. Promoted Captain (date?).
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial and basic unit information from a list in Confederate Veteran1, which has him as R. Grigsby. Service details from Booth2.
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Elmwood Cemetery, Shepherdstown, WV
1 United Confederate Veterans, U Daughters of the Confederacy, and Sons of Confederate Veterans, , Confederate Veteran Magazine (1893-1932), 1893-01-01, Vol. XIX, pp. 75 - 76 [AotW citation 5087]
2 Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 2, pg. 111 [AotW citation 10704]
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