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W.D. Barkley

W.D. Barkley

Confederate (CSV)


William D. Barkley

(1843 - 1908)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 31st Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Monroe County, he mustered as Private, Company D, 31st Georgia Infantry on 14 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the right eye and in his arms and legs in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He lost the sight of his eye but apparently returned to duty. He was absent, sick in a hospital in November 1864.

References & notes

Service from the Roster 1 via the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave. His picture from one provided by Matthew Fleming to Historical Data Systems.


02/04/1843; Morgan County, GA


10/22/1908; burial in Old Tucker Cemetery, Bibb County, GA


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 19559]