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Confederate (CSV)


William W. Athey

(1836 - 1905)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Enlisted as First Sergent, Company C, 17th Virginia Infantry and elected First Lieutenant in April 1862.

After the War

Was a tailor in Leesburg, VA after the War.

References & notes

Basic information from Wise1. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave. Captured a flag of the 103rd New York Infantry.


08/15/1836; near Mount Vernon, VA


10/03/1905; burial in Union Cemetery, Leesburg, VA


1   Wise, George, History of the Seventeenth Virginia Infantry, C.S.A., Baltimore: Kelly, Piet & Company, 1870, pp. 117 - 118  [AotW citation 9429]