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Confederate (CSV)


Archibald Kilby

(c. 1845 - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was a 15 year old farmer living with his parents and 6 siblings in Pickens County, GA. He enlisted as a Private in Company D, 23rd Georgia Infantry on 31 August 1861 at Camp McDonald in Kennesaw, GA. He was sick in Richmond, VA hospitals in May and June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

His father Henry filed for his final pay in January 1863.

References & notes

His service from Henderson1 and his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860.

His brother Isaac (b. 1842) enlisted with him in Company D in August 1861, but died of disease on 22 January 1862 at Yorktown, VA.


c. 1845; Gilmer County, GA


09/14/1862; Turner's Gap, MD


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 2, p. 1036  [AotW citation 30038]

2   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 30039]