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Confederate (CSV)

Captain

Frederick Davis Wimberly

(1840 - 1893)

Home State: Georgia

Education: Mercer University

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was in Company I, appointed 2nd Lieutenant on 27 May 1861. He was elected First Lieutenant on 10 June 1862, and promoted to Captain on 1 July. He was acting aide-de-camp to General Colquitt during the Seven Days.

On the Campaign

He led his Company at Sharpburg.

References & notes

Basic information from Fincham1, from Henderson's Roster of Confederate Soldiers of Georgia 1861-1865 (1959-1964), which has him as killed in action at Sharpsburg. Details from Krick2 and family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

03/23/1840; Houston, GA

Death

07/16/1893 Twiggs County, GA; burial in Richland Baptist Church Cemetery, Twiggs 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/6th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 9680]

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. 307  [AotW citation 17527]