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Confederate (CSV)


Isaac W. Calloway

(1825 - 1863)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 22nd Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A farmer in Henry County, GA, he was commissioned First Lieutenant, Company K, 22nd Georgia Infantry on 31 August 1861 (to date from 2 July) and was promoted to Captain on 30 August 1862 after Captain J.T. Albert was killed at Manassas.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was paroled on 20 September, exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA on 8 November 1862, in a hospital in Richmond on 17 November, and furloughed on 20 November 1862 for 30 days. He returned to duty and was mortally wounded in the leg at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863 and captured there. His leg was amputated but he died of his wounds in a Federal hospital near the battlefield on 18 July 1863.

References & notes

His service from Henderson's Roster,1 as Issac W. Callaway, and his Compiled Service Record (CSR) at the US National Archives, online via fold3. Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite (also as Callaway) is on Findagrave. The pointer to Calloway and further details thanks to Barry Truluck from his research in a casualty list in the Richmond Enquirer of 17 October 1862 (listed as missing), the US Census of 1850 & 1860, and the CSR.

He married M. Virginia Burbanks in May 1857.


04/30/1825; Greene County, AL


07/18/1863; Gettysburg, PA; burial in Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, MD


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. II, pg. 1000  [AotW citation 26103]