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Confederate (CSV)

Corporal

Ezekiel Starke Talley, Jr.

(? - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He had studied at the Universities of Virginia and Maryland before the War.

On the Campaign

Killed "instantly" in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Originally buried in "Mrs. Luckerís barn field near an old well; [graves] have been plowed over." His body later retrieved by his father, Dr. Ezekiel Starke Talley.

References & notes

Thanks to Adam Zimmerli for the information here. His research sources for Corporal Talley included:
Manarin's 15th Virginia Infantry1; NPS' Soldiers & Sailors Database; Virginia Military Dead2; 15th VA Infantry, Co. I Roster at the Library of Virginia.

Death

09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Family Cemetery, Hanover County, VA

Notes

1   Manarin, Louis H., 15th Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg: H. E. Howard, Inc., 1990, pp. 29, 117  [AotW citation 8832]

2   Library of Virginia, Virginia Military Dead Database, Published 2002, first accessed 30 November 2012, <http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/guides/vmd/>  [AotW citation 8834]