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Confederate (CSV)


Nicholas Heischman

(1842 - 1915)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 33rd Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was a 19 year old farm worker on his parent's place near Wardensville in Hardy County, VA. He enlisted as a Private in Company C, 33rd Virginia Infantry on 3 June 1861 in Harrisonburg, VA.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was absent due to wounds to at least October 1863; considered absent without leave after 28 November 1862. There is no later military record.

After the War

By 1870 and to at least 1910 he was a farmer in Gahanna, Franklin County, OH - his wife's hometown.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 as Nicholas Heishman, online from fold3. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860-1910. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Angelina Souder (1846-1886) in November 1866 and they had 8 children.


02/13/1842; Baughman Settlement, Hardy County, VA


12/31/1915; Gahanna, OH; burial in Peace Lutheran Cemetery, Gahanna, OH


1   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 28321]