William Edward Rackley

William Edward Rackley
March 15, 1841 – September 7, 1906

Alternate Spelling: William E. Rackley
1860 Residence: Sampson County, NC

Military Record
March 13, 1862 – Enlisted at Duplin County, NC
51st North Carolina Regiment, Company B
Rank:  Private
July 1863 – Wounded in the shoulder
May 31, 1864 – Wounded slightly at Cold Harbor, VA
Present or Accounted for through December 1864

Parents
Peyton Rackley 1800-1897
Wealthy Chesnutt 1802-1841

Siblings
Mary P. Rackley 1822-1888
Hardy Rackley 1826-1864         63rd NC Co C
James Rackley 1826-1856
Valentine Vann Rackley 1828-1903        1st Bat NC HA Co B
Arthur Chesnutt Rackley 1832-1909        18th NC Co K
Sarah Ann Rackley 1834-1906
Molsey Elizabeth Rackley 1837-1880

Wife
Catherine Elizabeth Drew 1840-1914

Children
James R. Rackley 1867
Mary C. Rackley 1868
Emma Rackley 1870
Bert Stokes Rackley 1874-1956
John W. Rackley 1875
Margaret A. Rackley 1878

Burial
New Hope Cemetery
Cornwallis Road
Turkey, NC

William Edward Rackley Grave

William Edward Rackley Grave