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11th Georgia Infantry (CSA)
Ancestor Info
Name: James M WileyRank: Private Company: H

At the very beginning of the war, five brothers born to William Scott Wiley and Catherine Morris Wiley of Gwinnett County, Georgia, joined 11th GA Infantry, Company H. Two died, one sent home on a 'wounded furlough' with a disability discharge, and two surrendered at Appomattox Court House. James M Wiley was wounded through the neck severely on May 6, 1864 at Wilderness. This was the opening battle of Lt Gen Ulysses S Grant against the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, led by Gen Robert E Lee. James sent home on a ‘wounded furlough’ with a disability discharge.

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Contact Name: Lena Moring Wiley
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