Ezekiel Starke Talley, Jr.Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 15th Virginia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He had studied at the Universities of Virginia and Maryland before the War.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Killed "instantly" in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Originally buried in "Mrs. Lucker’s barn field near an old well; [graves] have been plowed over." His body later retrieved by his father, Dr. Ezekiel Starke Talley.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Thanks to Adam Zimmerli for the information here. His research sources for Corporal Talley included:
Manarin's 15th Virginia Infantry1; NPS' Soldiers & Sailors Database; Virginia Military Dead2; 15th VA Infantry, Co. I Roster at the Library of Virginia.
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Family Cemetery, Hanover County, VA
1 Manarin, Louis H., 15th Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg: H. E. Howard, Inc., 1990, pp. 29, 117 [AotW citation 8832]
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