Burke County, NC Soldiers Buried at
Old Hildebrand Cemetery,
Burke County, NC

Clean-up in progress - Nov. 3, 2007

The Old Hildebrand Cemetery, nine miles south of Icard, NC, was established about 1824 with the burial of Revolutionary patriot Coonrod Hilderbrand (1741-1824)

DAVID ZIMMERMAN, Private, Company K, 35th Regiment, N.C. Troops - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 21, May 1, 1862, for the war. Hospitalized at Charlotte on May 15, 1864, with a gunshot wound. Place and date wounded not reported. Furloughed on July 2, 1864. Reported present during November, 1864-February, 1865. Captured at or near Burkeville, Virginia, or] or about [April] 8, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 22, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance. [Noah Carolina pension records indicate he was wounded in the left hand at "Plymouth on June 3, 1863."] [NCT-9:461]



DAVID ALBURTO HILDEBRAND, Corporal, Company D, 6th Regiment, N.C. Troops - Enlisted in Mecklenburg County at age 19, May 28, 1861, for the war. Mustered in as Private and promoted to Corporal in May-October, 1862. Wounded at Somerville Ford, Virginia, September 16, 1863, and wounded again at Waynesboro, Virginia, September 7, 1864. Paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865. [NCT-4:311]

The grave marker for David A. Hildebrand has been found at Wilkie's Grove Baptist Church cemetery. Why he was not buried next his wife is not known.

He was born in 1842 and died in 1911.

NCT = North Carolina Troops - 1861-1865-A Roster, N.C. Dept. of Achives & History, Raleigh, NC (1983-2001)

[Marker photographs by Derick S. Hartshorn-all rights reserved]

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