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Confederate (CSV)


Timothy Foley

(c. 1835 - ?)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was a 25 year old laborer in Vicksburg, MS. He enlisted and mustered there as a Private in Company C, 19th Mississippi Infantry on 14 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot to his thigh in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was in Richmond and Danville, VA hospitals to 5 May 1863, then returned to duty. He was elected 2nd Lieutenant on 21 February 1864 and was captured at Spotsylvania Court House, VA on 12 May 1864. He was a prisoner at Fort Delaware until transferred to Hilton Head, SC on 20 August 1864 - one of the Immortal 600. He was at Fort Pulaski, GA by 20 October 1864, then back to Hilton Head in November. He requested to take an oath of allegiance there on 6 March 1865 with no later military record.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Military Service Records (CSRs),1 online from fold3, also as Tim Foly. His Sharpsburg wound also on a casualty list in the New Orleans Times-Picayune of 29 October 1862. Personal details from the US Census of 1860.


c. 1835 in IRELAND


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 29796]