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Confederate (CSV)


Wiley Adam Clark Speer

(c. 1846 - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was a 13 year old on his parent's farm near Fayetteville in Fayette County, GA. He enlisted as a Private in Company F, 13th Georgia Infantry in July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by a gunshot and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862, and probably died the same day at a US field hospital near the battlefield.

References & notes

His service from Henderson,1 who has his first name as Wylie and says he was killed outright at Sharpsburg, and from his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3, as Wiley A.C. Speer. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860. His memorial is on Findagrave.


c. 1846; Fayette County, GA


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 7268]

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 28275]