Richard C. ColeyHome State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 21st Virginia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
A Farmer, he enlisted on 20 June 1861 in Company C, 21st Virginia Infantry.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was on furlough in hospitals in Lynchburg and Richmond, VA after Sharpsburg. Later listed as a deserter.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Riggs1.
1 Riggs, Susan A., 21st Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg (VA): H.E. Howard, Inc., 1991, pp. 59 - 98 [AotW citation 8500]
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