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Isham Davis Goolsby
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Birth: Feb. 13, 1841
Fluvanna County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1862
Henrico County
Virginia, USA

-- Private -- Co. F, 44th VA Inf. C.S.A. killed in action at the battle of Malvern Hill in Henrico Co. Virginia.

Isham Davis Goolsby III, was a student in school when he enlisted in the Confederate Army on May 20, 1861. He was age 20 at the time. Isham was a Private, Company F., in the 44th Virginia Infantry. His military record states that he died in service at the Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia. Isham was age 21 when he was struck by a shell, killing him and a man from another unit.

When a shell struck Private Isham D. Goolsby, killing him and a man from another unit. General Jubal Early, the brigade commander, witnessed the death of this young Fluvanna soldier from Lafayette Hill and mentioned it in his official report. (source: The Bulletin of the Fluvanna County Historical Society, Issues 39-48, 1985)

The Battle of Malvern Hill, also known as the Battle of Poindexter's Farm, took place on July 1, 1862,
in Henrico County, Virginia, as part of the Seven Days Battles (Peninsula Campaign) of the American Civil War. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Isham Davis Goolsby (1813 - 1840)
  Martha Virginia Moon Goolsby (1819 - ____)
 
 Siblings:
  William Franklin Goolsby (1837 - 1912)*
  James Monroe Goolsby (1839 - 1912)*
  Isham Davis Goolsby (1841 - 1862)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: G. L. Goolsby
Record added: Jan 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64444143
 


- Sarah Quinn
 Added: Sep. 7, 2011
 
 
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