Name: JOLLY, WILLIAM H.
Rank: Corporal
Enlisted: 12 August 1861 at Westville, Dale County, age 18
Service History: Present: Winchester, 1862/05/25; Cross Keys, 1862/06/08; Cold Harbor, 1862/06/27; Malvern Hill, 1862/07/02; Cedar Mt., 1862/08/09; Hazel River, 1862/08/23; Manassas Junction, 1862/08/27; Manassas Plains, 1862/08/28-30; Chantilly, 1862/09/01; Harpers Ferry, 1862/09/13; Sharpsburg, 1862/09/07; Shepardstown, 1862/09/19; Fredericksburg, 1862/12/13; Gettysburg, 1863/07/02 & 03; Battle Mount, 1863/07/24; Chickamauga, 1863/09/19 & 20; Raccoon Mt., 1863/10/27; Lookout Valley, 1863/10/28; Camel Station, 1863/11/16; Knoxville, 1863/11/20 & 29; Dandridge, 1864/01/16; Wilderness, 1864/05/06; Spotsylvania, 1864/05/08 & 12; Cold Harbor, 1864/06/03; Chester Station, 1864/06/17; Deep Bottom, 1864/08/14; Fussell Mill, 1864/08/16; Ft. Gilmer, 1864/09/29; Ft. Harrison, 1864/09/30; Darbytown, 1864/10/07; Darbytown Road, 1864/10/13; Williamsburg Road, 1864/10/27. Absent Detail: Suffolk, 1863/05 03.
Date of Birth: October 1842 Place of Birth: Georgia
Date of Death: aft 1910 Place of Death: Probably Pike County, Alabama
Buried: His sons Leroy and William P. are buried in Oakwood Cemetery in Troy, Pike County; I have not located a gravesite for William H. 
Father: John P. Jolly (b abt 1807 in South Carolina)
Mother: Mary // (b abt 1819 in Georgia)
Spouse(s): Amanda E. // (b December 1849 in Alabama)
Children: Leroy, Eula Mary, William P., Charles D.
Occupation: Farmer, Merchant (Hardware Dealer); Tinsmith
Residence(s): Barnes Crossroads, Dale County, Alabama; Troy, Pike County, Alabama
Other: "He was a first-class soldier, nearly always present for duty and in every battle; never was wounded." (Oates, The War Between the Union and the Confederacy, Appendix A)
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Submitter: Georgia V. Fleming E-mail: hyacinth@ala.net