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Confederate (CSV)


Edward Payson Lane

(1839 - 1927)

Home State: Georgia

Education: Oglethorpe University

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Formerly a student at Oglethorpe University, he mustered as 4th Corporal, Company H, 4th Georgia Infantry on 26 April 1861. He was promoted to 4th Sergeant, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was disabled by his Sharpsburg wound and assigned light duty at Milledgeville. He was discharged afterward, date not given.

After the War

He was living in Milledgeville by about 1903. By 1925 he had been tax receiver of Baldwin County for 14 years.

References & notes

Service information from Thomas1. Wound detail from a casualty list by Colonel Doles printed in The Confederate Union (Milledgeville, GA) of 14 October 1862, kindly provided by Laura Elliott. Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


06/09/1839 in GA


09/07/1927; burial in Memory Hill Cemetery, Milledgeville, GA


1   Thomas, Henry Walter, History of the Doles-Cook Brigade, Atlanta: Franklin Printing & Publishing Co., 1903, pp. 87, 157 - 164  [AotW citation 2671]