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Confederate (CSV)


Wiley George Crawford

(c. 1833 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 29 year old mechanic in Edgefield, he enlisted as Private, Company F, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 4 June 1861 and transferred to Company H the next day.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by a gunshot to his left lung in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds nearby in Pleasant Valley, MD on 25 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Rolls 1 and Swain.2 Personal details from family genealogists, at least one of whom has him as Joe Wiley Crawford.

He married Elizabeth Walls (1834-1900) in July 1855 and she bore 3 sons and a daughter, Maryland Virginia Crawford (1863-1928).


c. 1833; Edgefield District, SC


09/25/1862; Pleasant Valley, MD


1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Roll of Company H, 7th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24217]

2   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pp. 477-78  [AotW citation 24479]