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Confederate (CSV)


Wyley Bryant Cleveland

(1840 - 1914)

Home State: Arkansas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Arkansas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company I, 3rd Arkansas Infantry at Tulip, Arkansas on June 25, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia on November 10, 1862. He was again wounded, in action at Suffolk, Virginia on April 28, 1863. He was listed as absent without leave on June 25, 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Howerton1, who has him as Wiley B. Cleveland. Details from family genealogists and his gravestone. He was listed in Dallas County in the 1860 US Census; occupation farmer. He married Nancy Elizabeth "Bettie" Shankle on 26 October 1870 in Dallas County.


01/30/1840; Meriwether County, GA


06/23/1914; Newport, TX; burial in Newport Cemetery, Jack County, TX


1   Howerton, Bryan R., Roster of the Third Arkansas Infantry Regiment, CSA, Published 1998, <>, Source page: /civilwar/3rdcoi.html  [AotW citation 13874]