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J.C. Wilsey

J.C. Wilsey

Federal (USV)


Julius C. Wilsey

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

About age 22, from Manchester, CT, he enlisted on 2 August 1862 and mustered as Private, Company H, 16th Connecticut Infantry on 24 August.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from the Adjutant General.2 Personal details from family genealogists and the New York State Census of 1855, as Julius C. Willsie. His gravesite is on Findagrave. He also has a stone in the New Adamsville Cemetery, Adamsville, NY. His picture from a photograph in an album in his collection courtesy of John Banks.


c. 1838; Adamsville, NY


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 4362]

2   State of Connecticut, Adjutant General's Office, and AGs Smith, Camp, and Barbour, and AAG White, Record of Service of Connecticut Men in the Army and Navy of the United States during the War of the Rebellion, Hartford: Press of the Case, Lockwood, and Brainard Company, 1889, pg. 634  [AotW citation 26080]