William Wesley Busby

William Wesley Busby

First Lieutenant, Company F, 40th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, CSA

Born June 11, 1829

On March 4, 1862 promoted to First Lieutenant

Resigned August 10, 1862

On December 2, 1863 enlisted as a Private

In December, 1863 promoted to Sergeant

On June 14, 1864 wounded at Resaca, Georgia, resulting in amputation of right leg below hip

Died December 29, 1870 as a result of his wounds

Buried at Bethany Christian Church, 3264 Villa Rica Highway, Dallas, Georgia

Click here to see his widow's Confederate Pension Records