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Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant

Andrew Feaster Woolley, Jr.

(1840 - 1902)

Home State: Georgia

Education: Alabama State College

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 18th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Tuskegee, AL, he enlisted as Private, Company F, 18th Georgia Infantry in 13 June 1861. Elected 1st Lieutenant on 1 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was appointed Aide-de-camp to General Wofford on 17 February 1863 and Captain and Adjutant General on 23 May 1863. He was admitted to a hospital in November 1864 with a gunshot wound in the leg, and was arrested by General Wofford about the same time, reason not known.

After the War

By 1884 he was assistant engineer in construction on the Georgia Midland Railroad, and was living in Griffin, GA.

References & notes

Service information from Fincham1, who lists him as Andrew F. Wooley, and Krick.2 Additional details from family genealogists and The Kappa Alpha Journal (1884). His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

01/16/1840; Kingston, GA

Death

10/1902 in GA; burial in Woolley Family Cemetery, Bartow County, GA

Notes

1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /infantry/18th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 9498]

2   Krick, Robert E.L., Staff Officers in Gray; A Biographical Register of the Staff Officers in the Army of Northern Virginia, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003, pg. 310  [AotW citation 17528]