(1837 - 1892)
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 37th Virginia Infantry
From Sullivan County, TN, he enlisted and mustered as Private, Company B, 37th Virginia Infantry on 22 April 1861 in Abingdon, VA.
On the Campaign
He was severely wounded in the shoulder in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He returned to his Company about 15 December 1862. He was captured at Spotsylvania Court House, VA on 12 May 1864 and held at Fort Delaware. He was released 7 June 1865 after taking the oath of allegiance.
References & notes
His service from Rankin1 via the Historical Data Systems database. His Sharpsburg wound detail from a casualty list, as Jessee Wise, in the Abingdon Virginian of 3 October 1862 online from the Library of Congress. Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave, which has his middle name as Shepherd.
01/03/1837; Wythe County, VA
02/11/1892; Lee County, VA; burial in Flanary Cemetery, Jonesville, VA