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Confederate (CSV)


Wryan Minshew

(1841 - 1864)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 50th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was in Company A.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Sent to Aiken's Landing for exchange 10/2/1862. Officially considered exchanged 11/10/1862. Appointed 2nd Sergeant December 31, 1862. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant March 23, 1864. Wounded and captured at Cedar Creek, Virginia, October 19, 1864. Died from wounds October 24, 1864.

References & notes

Basic service information from Ranger951.






1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/50th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 3048]