Father: Robert Wiley Mother: Lucy Ann Botts - Attended, Emory & Henry College, Emory, VA, but did not graduate 1851 - M.D. degree, Medical Dept. of Randolph Macon College, VA 1852 -2nd M.D. degree, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA (from: VA) ~1853 - Married, Sarah E. Pearson [she died, 07/11/1859] 1860 - Practiced medicine, Valley of Sinking Creek, Craig Co, VA [living with two sons, Archer Wiley & Frank P. Wiley] 06/24/1861 - Enlisted as a Pvt. in Capt. John T. Thornton's Co, (Prince Edward Troop), Confederate States Army [later, 3rd VA Cavalry - also called 2nd VA Cavalry], Prince Edward C. H., Prince Edward Co, VA 09/28/1861 - Appointed, Asst. Surgeon, Provisional Army of the Confederate States 10/18/1861 - Discharged as Pvt. 06/19/1862 - Resigned as Asst. Surgeon, 54th VA Infantry 05/10/1862 - Married, Malvina "Molly" Price [she died, 12/01/1912] 11/17/1862 - Appointed, Surgeon, to rank from 09/13/1862 11/17/1862 - Ordered to report to the 57th VA Infantry 04/04/1863 - Confirmed as Surgeon by the Confederate States Senate 05/21/1863 - Surgeon, 54th VA Infantry 09/30/1863 - Surgeon, 54th VA Infantry 02/19/1864 - Granted leave of absence for 30 days as Surgeon, 54th VA Infantry, Army of Tennessee, Dalton, GA 02/26/1864 - Granted leave of absence 04/21/1864 - Stationed, Dalton, GA 05/01/1864 - Surgeon, 54th VA Infantry, Dalton, GA 08/15/1864 - Surgeon, 54th VA Infantry, Gen. A. W. Reynolds' Brigade, Gen. C. L. Stevenson's Division, Atlanta, GA 12/00/1864 - Detained at Corinth [MS] 05/02/1865 - Surgeon, 54th Battalion VA Infantry 05/02/1865 - Paroled, High Point, NC 1865 - Farmer and physician, Craig Co, VA 1865-1870 - Physician and farmer, Alleghany, Craig Co, VA 1870 - Moved to Salem, Roanoke Co, VA 1873 - Initiated as an honorary member of the Tau Chapter, Sigma Chi fraternity, Roanoke, VA 1877 - Vice-president, Medical Society of Virginia 1880 - Vice-president, Southwest Virginia Medical Society 1880 - Practiced medicine, Salem, Roanoke Co, VA 11/15/1884 - Original member, Virginia State Board of Medical Examiners 1890 - President, Medical Society of Virginia - annual meeting was held at Rockbridge Alum Springs, VA 1895,1900 - Practiced medicine, Salem, Roanoke Co, VA 08/25/1905 - Died at his home, Salem, VA (cause: angina pectoris)
This biographical sketch is from: Hambrecht, F.T. & Koste, J.L., Biographical register of physicians who served the Confederacy in a medical capacity. 10/19/2012. Unpublished database.