Mathias Kepley was born in Davidson County
to Matthias Kepley and Elizabeth Younts Kepley. He had at least one
brother, Andrew. Mathias enlisted, with his brother, Andrew. in Wake
County, on 16 July 1862, for the war. He was present or accounted for
until killed in the engagement at Bloody Lane, Sharpsburg, Maryland, 17
Information provided by: Joni Everhart, whose G-G-G-Uncle is Mathias Kepley.