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Amer Jackson Tilley

Also Known As: "Amos"
Birthdate:
Death: March 03, 1932 (92)
Immediate Family:

Son of Aaron Burr Tilley and Lockey Tilley
Husband of Harriet Tilley
Father of Thomas Walter Tilley and James Lee Tilley
Brother of Joel Aaron Tilley; William Martin Tilley; John Franklin Tilley; James Robert Tilley; Robert Tilley and 4 others

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About Amer Jackson Tilley

source: Family history book compiled by Teresa Dowless Johnson ____ (remarried): "Amer Jackson Tilley enlisted in the Civil War with Co. H. 22nd NC Regiment. He was wounded at Manassa Junction by a screw off a bomb shell which cut off the end of his hip bone. The screw is still in family possession."

SOURCE: http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/genealogy/ancestorcomments.asp... "Name: Amer (Amos) J. Tilley Rank: Private Company: H Enlisted 6/1861. Wounded at 2nd Manassas 8/1862. Hospitalized for the remainder of the conflict, Richmond, Va Contact Name: ron webster Contact E-Mail: Click for E-mail Homepage: Date Added: 1/4/2010 "

SOURCE: http://nccivilwar.lostsoulsgenealogy.com/campaigns/2ndmanassascw.htm (2nd Manassas is also called the Second Battle of Bull Run) "List of killed and wounded, 22nd N.C. Regiment, in the recent battles near Manassas Junction: Company H, Captain W.M. Luvius(?) commanding; 8-29 Killed: Pte. Wilcher Hall; Wounded: Captain W.M. Luvius(?), slight by shell in shoulder, 2nd Lt. O.O. (or O.C.?) Smith, foot, Ptes. P. Hermins in both knees, P. Martin, in arm, W.D. Martin, leg, A.J. Tilley, hip, J.M. Hollinsworth, foot, J.F. Sankford, leg. There was almost continuous fighting from 8-28 forward. Covered in this document: 1. On 8-28 there was a skirmish at Groveton 2. 8-29 to 8-30 was Manassas #2 3. On 9-1 fighting at Ox Hill or Chantilly 4. 9-12 to 15 was Harper’s Ferry & South Mountain (casualties included in a separate document-Sharpsburg)

SOURCE: http://www.civilwar.org/battlefields/secondmanassas/second-manassas... (Read about the battle. A.J.T. wounded on 29th.)

SOURCE: http://www.researchonline.net/nccw/unit98.htm "ORGANIZATION: 22nd Infantry Regiment, formerly the 12th Volunteers, completed its organization near Raleigh, North Carolina, in July, 1861. The men were recruited in the counties of Caldwell, McDowell, Surry, Ashe, Guilford, Alleghany, Caswell, Stokes, and Randolph. Wi th nearly 1,000 men, the unit was ordered to Virginia and assigned to the Aquia District in the Department of Northern Virginia. Later it was brigaded under Generals Pettigrew, Pender, and Scales. It fought with the army from Seven Pines to Cold Harbor , took its place in the Petersburg trenches south of the James River, and ended the war at Appomattox . In April, 1 862, this regiment contained 752 men, reported 161 casualties during the Seven Days' Battles, had 6 killed and 57 wounded at Second Manassas and 1 killed and 44 wounded at Fredericksburg . It lost 30 killed and 139 wounded at Chancellorsville and of the 321 engaged at Gettysburg , over fifty percent were disabled. On A pril 9, 1865, it surrendered with 13 officers and 97 men. •OFFICERS: Colonels James Conner, Thomas S. Galloway, Jr., Charles E. Lightfoot, and James J. Pettigrew; Lieutenant Colonels Christopher C. Cole, R.H. Gray, John O. Long, and William L. Mitchell; and Majors Laban Odell and W.Lee Russell."

SOURCE: http://www.civilwar.org/battlefields/secondmanassas/second-manassas... "Pender's Brigade Brig. Gen. WILLIAM D. PENDER 22nd North Carolina

   Maj. C.C. Cole

Source: http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-battle-units-detail.htm?battleUn...: "CONFEDERATE NORTH CAROLINA TROOPS: 22nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Overview: 22nd Infantry Regiment, formerly the 12th Volunteers, completed its organization near Raleigh, North Carolina, in July, 1861. The men were recruited in the counties of Caldwell, McDowell, Surry, Ashe, Guilford, Alleghany, Caswell, Stokes, and Randolph. With nearly 1,000 men, the unit was ordered to Virginia and assigned to the Aquia District in the Department of Northern Virginia. Later it was brigaded under Generals Pettigrew, Pender, and Scales. It fought with the army from Seven Pines to Cold Harbor, took its place in the Petersburg trenches south of the James River, and ended the war at Appomattox. In April, 1862, this regiment contained 752 men, reported 161 casualties during the Seven Days' Battles, had 6 killed and 57 wounded at Second Manassas and 1 killed and 44 wounded at Fredericksburg. It lost 30 killed and 139 wounded at Chancellorsville and of the 321 engaged at Gettysburg, over fifty percent were disabled. On April 9, 1865, it surrendered with 13 officers and 97 men. The field officers were Colonels James Conner, Thomas S. Galloway, Jr., Charles E. Lightfoot, and James J. Pettigrew; Lieutenant Colonels Christopher C. Cole, R.H. Gray, John O. Long, and William L. Mitchell; and Majors Laban Odell and W.Lee Russell."

SOURCE: http://www.kenbrown.info/stokes/company_h_22nd_regiment_nc.html His name is not listed here? "

Civil War 1861 - 1865

Company H, 22nd Regiment, N.C. Infantry

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This company, known as the "Stokes Boys," was raised in Stokes County and enlisted there on June 01, 1861. It was mustered into service in Stokes County.

ALBERTY, A. P. J., Private Enlisted March 10, 1862, Age 38

Died October 11, 1863 (cause not reported)
Fort Delaware, Delaware
Finns Point National Cemetery

ALLEN, EDMOND M., Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 17

Died May 12, 1862 of disease
Camp Winder, Richmond, Virginia

ALLEY, E. L. W., Private Enlisted March 13, 1862, Age 27

Wounded June 30, 1862
Frayser's Farm, Virginia
DOW July 30, 1862
Richmond, Virginia

ALLEY, GRANVILLE, Private Enlisted March 08, 1862, Age 27

Died May 23, 1862 of disease
Camp Winder, Richmond, Virginia
Hollywood Cemetery

ALLEY, JOSEPH T., Private Enlisted March 17, 1862, Age 18

Died May 06, 1862 of disease
Camp Winder, Richmond, Virginia
Hollywood Cemetery

ALLEY, WILLIAM H., Private Enlisted March 11, 1862, Age 18

Died April 1862 of disease
Camp Winder, Richmond, Virginia
Hollywood Cemetery

ANDREW, NATHANIEL P., Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 18

Died June 15, 1862 of disease
Danville, Virginia

ARNOLD, JAMES, Private Enlisted November 01, 1862, Age 34

Died September 03, 1863 of “febris typhoid” Richmond, Virginia
Hollywood Cemetery

BARNES, WILLIAM, Private Enlisted date not reported

Died September 11, 1862 of “typhoid fever” Richmond, Virginia

BIGGS, ALBERT C., Private Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 21

Died April 1862 of disease
Ashland, Virginia

BOHANAN, JOHN A., Private Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 21

Died September 19, 1861 of disease
Fredericksburg, Virginia

BOULDIN, EPHRAIM, Captain Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 20

KIA June 30, 1862
Frayser's Farm, Virginia
Bouldin Cemetery

BROWN, WILLIAM J., Private Enlisted March 15, 1862

Died May 19, 1862 of disease
Camp Winder, Richmond, Virginia
Hollywood Cemetery

BROWN, WILLIAM M., Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 27

KIA June 26, 1862
Mechanicsville, Virginia

CLAYBROOK, SAMUEL, Private Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 21

Wounded July 03, 1863
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
DOW July 27, 1863
Chester, Pennsylvania

CORN, JOHN C., Private Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 25

KIA May 31, 1862
Seven Pines, Virginia

CUNNINGHAM, WILLIAM W., Sergeant Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age18

Wounded May 03, 1863
Chancellorsville, Virginia
DOW July 31, 1863
Jordan Springs, Virginia

DILLIAN, ARMSTEAD, Private Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 17

Died September 15, 1861 of disease
Evansport, Virginia

DODSON, SAMUEL, Private Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 20

Wounded May 31, 1862
Seven Pines, Virginia
DOW July 23, 1862

DUGGINS, HARRISON, Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 24

Died December 27, 1862 of disease
Camp Gregg, Virginia

DUGGINS, JAMES M., Private Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 20

Died June 01, 1863 of disease
(place not reported)

DUGGINS, MARION, Private Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 23

Died December 02, 1861 of disease
Camp Holmes, Raleigh, North Carolina

GATEWOOD, JOHN, Sergeant Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 25

Died October 1861 of disease
Fredericksburg, Virginia

GATEWOOD, WILLIAM, Private Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 25

Died September 11, 1861 of disease
Fredericksburg, Virginia

HALL, GEORGE W., Private Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 30

Died April 1862 of disease
Ashland, Virginia

HALL, JOHN D, Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 20

Wounded September 20, 1862
Shepherdstown, Virginia
DOW December 15, 1862
Stokes County, North Carolina

HALL, W., Private Enlistment date not reported

Died September 1862 of disease
Richmond, Virginia

HALL, WILLCHER, Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 37

KIA August 28, 1862
Manassas, Virginia

HENNIS, THADDEUS C., Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 23

Died Jan – Feb, 1863 of disease
(exact date not reported)
Camp Gregg, Virginia

HILL, JAMES A., Private Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 29

KIA September 20, 1862
Shepherdstown, Virginia

HILL, WILLIAM, Private Enlisted March 08, 1862, Age 23

Died June 03, 1862 of “febris typhoides & remitt[ent]” Richmond, Virginia

HOLLINSWORTH, JAMES M., Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 23

Died July, 1863 of disease
(place and date not reported)

HUTCHENS, SIDNEY F., Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 25

Died August 20, 1862 of “dysenteria ch[ronic]” Richmond, Virginia

HUTCHERSON, CHARLES A., Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 23

Died May 24, 1862 (cause not reported)
Richmond, Virginia
Hollywood Cemetery

HUTCHERSON, JAMES, Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 30

Died May 24, 1862 of disease
Richmond, Virginia
Hollywood Cemetery

HUTCHERSON, RICHARD, Private Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 21

Wounded May 31, 1862
Seven Pines, Virginia
DOW June 05, 1862
Richmond, Virginia
Hollywood Cemetery

HUTCHERSON, W. A., Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 18

KIA July 01-03, 1863
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

HUTCHINS, WILLIAM R., Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 25

Died May 11, 1862 of disease
Camp Winder, Richmond, Virginia
Hollywood Cemetery

JACKSON, GEORGE S., Private Enlisted March 08, 1862

Wounded (place & date not reported)
DOW May 26, 1863
Richmond, Virginia

JOYCE, GEORGE W., Private Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 19

Died October 24, 1861 of disease
Fredericksburg, Virginia
Fredericksburg Cemetery

JOYCE, JOHN L., Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 22

Died June 26, 1862 (cause not reported)
Richmond, Virginia
Hollywood Cemetery

JOYCE, THOMAS J., Private Enlisted March 01, 1862

Died May 18, 1862 (cause not reported)
Richmond, Virginia
Hollywood Cemetery

JOYCE, WILLIAM, Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 25

KIA December 13, 1862
Fredericksburg, Virginia

JOYCE, WILLIAM S., Private Enlisted March 24, 1862, Age 24

Wounded December 14, 1862
Fredericksburg, Virginia
Furloughed Richmond Hospital 12/30/1862
DOW January 08, 1863
Stokes County, North Carolina

KELLAM, FRANKLIN, Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 25

KIA July 01, 1863
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

LANKFORD, JAMES F., Private Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 23

KIA December 13, 1862
Fredericksburg, Virginia

LAWSON, JOHN WILLIAM, Private Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 18

Died April 16, 1863 (cause not reported)
Guinea Station, Virginia

MABE, A. JACKSON, Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 17

Died February 04, 1863 of “pneumonia” Richmond, Virginia

MABE, JOHN W., Private Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 26

Died June 18, 1862 of disease
Richmond, Virginia
Hollywood Cemetery

MARTIN, GEORGE W., Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 28

Died June 22, 1862 of “measles” Stokes County, North Carolina
Taylor Family Cemetery

MARTIN, PLEASANT ADRIAN, Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 24

KIA May 01-04, 1863
(exact date not reported)
Chancellorsville, Virginia
Spotsylvania Confederate Cemetery

MARTIN, RALEIGH H., Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 18

KIA July 01, 1863
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

MARTIN, WILEY W., Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 20

KIA May 03, 1863
Chancellorsville, Virginia

MARTIN, WILLIAM H., Private Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 21

KIA May 31, 1862
Seven Pines, Virginia

NELSON, JOHN SAMUEL, Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 28

KIA July 01, 1863
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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NICHOLSON, JOHN F., Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 20

Died June 25, 1862 of disease
Richmond, Virginia
Hollywood Cemetery

NICHOLSON, WILLIAM J., Private Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 22

Died March 09, 1865 of “diarrh[oea]” Elmira, New York
Woodlawn National Cemetery

PHILLIPS, R. L., Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 35

Wounded May 01-04, 1863 (exact date not reported)
Chancellorsville, Virginia
DOW May 09, 1863
Richmond, Virginia
Hollywood Cemetery

REID, MATTHEW H., Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 21

Died Mar 05, 1862 of disease
Camp Winder, Richmond, Virginia
Hollywood Cemetery

RHODES, HARDIN J., Private Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 18

Died December 10, 1862 of “pneumonia” Charlottesville, Virginia
University of VA Confederate Cemetery

ROBERTSON, WILLIAM W., Private Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 18

Died September 25, 1861 of disease
Fredericksburg, Virginia

SHELTON, JOSEPHUS, Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 22

Died June 27, 1862 (cause not reported)
Camp Winder, Richmond, Virginia
Hollywood Cemetery

SISK, HENDERSON, Private Enlisted March 01, 1863, Age 34

KIA May 03, 1863
Chancellorsville, Virginia

SISK, WILLIAM H., Private Enlisted March 03, 1863, Age 18

KIA July 01, 1863
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

SLATE, JOSEPH, Private Enlisted February 27, 1863

Died April 12, 1863 (cause not reported)
Camp Gregg, Virginia

SLATE, SAMUEL, Private Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 24

Died September 16, 1861 of disease
Camp Holmes, Raleigh, North Carolina

SMITH, R. L., Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 23

Died August 14, 1862 of disease
Farmville, Virginia

SMITH, WILLIAM T., Private Enlisted March 01, 1863, Age 37

KIA July 01, 1863
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

STANLEY, C. C., Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 35

Died June 07, 1862 of disease
Richmond, Virginia
Hollywood Cemetery

STANLEY, JOHN, Private Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 16

Died Sept/October, 1862 of disease
(exact date not reported)
Liberty, Virginia

STARR, TEISON, Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 18

Died July 31, 1862 of “phthisis” Richmond, Virginia

TALLAH, J. J., Private Enlisted date not reported

Died September 12, 1862 (cause not reported)
Elmira, New York

TAYLOR, JAMES G., Private Enlisted March 30, 1862, Age 30

Died August 15, 1862 of disease
Richmond, Virginia
Hollywood Cemetery

TILLEY, EDMUND, Private Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 21

Died September 05, 1861 of disease
Fredericksburg, Virginia
Fredericksburg Cemetery

TILLEY, JAMES M., Private Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 24

Died November 06, 1861 of disease
Camp Holmes, Raleigh, North Carolina

TILLEY, JOHN H., Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 28

KIA June 27, 1862
Gaines' Mill, Virginia

TILLEY, T. J., Private Enlisted date not reported

Wounded (place and date not reported)
DOW September 11, 1862
Culpeper Court House, Virginia

TILLEY, WILLIAM M., Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 23

Died August 31, 1862 of “febris typhoides” Lovingston, Virginia

VERNON, JOHN RADFORD, Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 24

Died August 17, 1862 of “febris typhoides” Lynchburg, Virginia
Old City Cemetery

VERNON, RICHARD, Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 40

Wounded June 26, 1862, Mechanicsville, Virginia
Records indicated died “at home” of disease on May 06, 1863
Buffalo Cemetery

WHITE, WILLIAM, Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 21

KIA July 01-03, 1863 (exact date not reported)
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

WILKINS, THOMAS, Private Enlisted March 01, 1863, Age 29

Died August 07, 1863 (cause not reported)
Fort Delaware, Delaware

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM P., Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 23

Died August 15, 1862 of disease
Richmond, Virginia

WOODS, WILLIAM F., Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 23

Wounded May 05, 1864
Wilderness, Virginia
DOW July 01, 1864
Staunton, Virginia
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YOUNG, JOHN J., Private Enlisted March 01, 1862, Age 23

KIA June 26, 1862
Mechanicsburg, Virginia

YOUNG, W. ALEXANDER, Private Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 17

Died March 02, 1864 of “chr[onic] diarrhoea” Point Lookout, Maryland

ZIGLAR, JOSHUA D., 2nd Lieutenant Enlisted June 01, 1861, Age 25

KIA May 31, 1862
Seven Pines, Virginia
Seven Pines National Cemetery"
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Amer Jackson Tilley's Timeline

1839
July 7, 1839
1867
February 23, 1867
1869
September 4, 1869
1932
March 3, 1932
Age 92