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Confederate (CSV)


Reuben A. Kilby

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private in Company C, 6th Georgia Infantry on 27 May 1861. He was appointed 2nd Corporal in 1862 and wounded at Seven Pines, VA on 31 May 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded again, in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was listed as absent without leave after 1 July 1863 with no further military record.

After the War

By 1879 he was living in Florida and "engaged in agricultural pursuits."

References & notes

Service information from Henderson,1 who also has him as Reuben A. Kilbey. His Sharpsburg wound from a casualty list for the regiment printed in the Southern Recorder (Milledgeville, GA) on 21 October 1862. Details from Croom's War-history of Company "C" (1879). His gravesite is on Findagrave.


Date not known; burial in New Prospect Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery, Reynolds, GA


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 1, pg. 772  [AotW citation 21139]