Jacob Burner Golladay(1838 - 1874)
Home State: Virginia
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 33rd Virginia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Woodstock, Virginia, he was listed as a 24 year old merchant in the Federal Census of 1860. He entered service as Lieutenant, Company B, 33rd Virginia in June 1861, and was promoted to Captain on 21 April 1862. He was slightly wounded at Malvern Hill in July.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was in command of the Regiment at Sharpsburg, probably after Colonel Lee had been captured.
The remainder of the War:
He fought at Chancellorsville in May 1863, and was again in command of the Regiment at Gettysburg in July. He was promoted to Major of the Regiment in March 1864, but was captured in action at Woodstock, Virginia in September. He was thereafter a prisoner at Fort Delaware until released in July 1865.
After the War:
Post-War he was a deputy sheriff in Woodstock, Virginia, and was elected County Treasurer.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Service and biographical data from that compiled by Golladay1 and Reidenbaugh.2
|Birth Date: 3/1838 |
Death Date: 7/1874 Burial Place: Emanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery, Woodstock, VA
1 Golladay, Bill, Golladay Families During the Civil War, Published 2004, first accessed 16 November 2005, <http://golladay.home.mindspring.com/history.htm>, Source page: /CSA-soldiers/JacobBurnerGolladay.htm [AotW citation 304]
2 Reidenbaugh, Lowell, 33rd Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg (Va): H. E. Howard. Inc, 1987, roster listing [AotW citation 305]
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