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Confederate (CSV)


Josiah Newby

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Twiggs County, he enlisted as Private, Company I, 6th Georgia Infantry on 27 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was listed as missing in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was wounded in the foot at Chancellorsville, VA on 2 May 1863, and his foot was amputated. He was detailed away from his unit in January 1864 with no later record.

References & notes

Service information from Henderson.1 His Sharpsburg status from a casualty list for the Regiment printed in the Southern Recorder (Milledgeville, GA) on 21 October 1862.


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 1, pg. 822  [AotW citation 21191]