Early S. MarshaHome State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 31st Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Enlisted as Private 5 September 1861. Elected 2d Lieutenant 28 September.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounde din action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Died of wounds at Union Church, Va. Oct. 8, 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial and basic unit information from a list in Confederate Veteran1. Or Eley S.
Death Date: 10/08/1862 Death Place: Union Church, WV 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 5109]
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