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Confederate (CSV)


James Wiley Heard

(1834 - 1912)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private in Company D, 6th Georgia Infantry on 27 May 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was with his Company to at least 30 April 1864 with no later military record.

References & notes

Service information from Henderson,1 as J. Wiley Heard. His wound at Sharpsburg from a casualty list for the Regiment printed in the Southern Recorder (Milledgeville, GA) on 21 October 1862. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


11/14/1834; Indian Springs, GA


08/12/1912; Butts County, GA; burial in Sandy Creek Cemetery, Sandy, 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. 780  [AotW citation 21146]