William W. Athey(1836 - 1905)
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 17th Virginia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Enlisted as First Sergent, Company C, 17th Virginia Infantry and elected First Lieutenant in April 1862.
After the War:
Was a tailor in Leesburg, VA after the War.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Wise1. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave. Captured a flag of the 103rd New York Infantry.
|Birth Date: 08/15/1836 Place of Birth: near Mount Vernon, VA |
Death Date: 10/03/1905 Burial Place: Union Cemetery, Leesburg, VA
1 Wise, George, History of the Seventeenth Virginia Infantry, C.S.A., Baltimore: Kelly, Piet & Company, 1870, pp. 117 - 118 [AotW citation 9429]
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