11th REGIMENT, Co. D, N.C. TROOPS

COMPANY D, 11th REGIMENT N. C. TROOPS

This company was composed primarily of men from Burke County and began organizing at Morganton in February, 1862. On March 31, 1862, it was mustered in as Company D of this regiment. After that date the company functioned as a part of the regiment, and its history for the war period is recorded as a part of the regimental history.

The information contained in the following roster of the company was compiled principally from company muster rolls for May, 1862, through February, 1865. No company muster rolls were found for the period prior to May, 1862, or for the period after February, 1865. In addition to the company muster rolls, Roll of Honor records, receipt rolls, hospital records, prisoner of war records, and other primary records, supplemented by state pension applications, United Daughters of the Confederacy records, and postwar rosters and histories, all provided useful information.

OFFICERS

CAPTAINS

BROWN, CALVIN S. - Previously served as 1st Lieutenant in Company G, 1st Regiment N.C. Infantry (6 months, 1861). Appointed Captain of this company to rank from February 4, 1862. Present or accounted for until he resigned on January 7, 1864, by reason of "sunstroke."

KINCAID, W. J. - Previously served as 1st Sergeant in Company G, 1st Regiment N.C. Infantry (6 months, 1861). Appointed 1st Lieutenant in this company to rank from February 14, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-5, 1863. Confined at various Federal prisons until confined at Johnson's Island, Ohio, October 31, 1863. Promoted to Captain on January 7, 1864, while a prisoner of war. Confined at Johnson's Island until transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, March 21, 1865. Transferred to Fort Delaware, Delaware, where he arrived April 28, 1865. Released at Fort Delaware on June 12, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

LIEUTENANTS

ELIAS, LOUIS, 1st Lieutenant - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 17, February 5, 1862, for the war. Mustered in as 1st Sergeant and appointed 2nd Lieutenant to rank from April 22, 1862. Promoted to 1st Lieutenant on January 7, 1864. Present or accounted for through February, 1865. Paroled at Statesville on May 19, 1865.

KINCAID, GEORGE W., 3rd Lieutenant - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 23, February 15, 1862, for the war. Mustered in as Sergeant and appointed 3rd Lieutenant to rank from May 24, 1862. Present or accounted for until killed at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 3, 1863.

McCORKLE, JAMES G., 2nd Lieutenant - Previously served as Sergeant Major of this regiment. Appointed 2nd Lieutenant on November 26, 1863, and transferred to this company. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Burgess' Mill, Virginia, October 27, 1864. Confined at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D.C., until transferred to Fort Delaware, Delaware, December 16, 1864. Released at Fort Delaware on June 17, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

TATE, JOHN M., 2nd Lieutenant - Resided in Mecklenburg or Burke counties and enlisted at age 32. Appointed 2nd Lieutenant on February 14, 1862. Present or accounted for until appointed Assistant Quartermaster (1st Lieutenant) to rank from April 22, 1862, and transferred to the Field and Staff of this regiment.

NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND PRIVATES

ABEE, A. J., Private - Enlisted in Burke County on September 10, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Burgess' Mill, Virginia, October 27, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred for exchange on or about February 10. 1865.

ALBRIGHT, WILLIAM S., Private - Enlisted in Burke County on June 27, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the head near Petersburg, Virginia, October 1, 1864. Died in hospital at Richmond, Virginia, October 4, 1864, of wounds.

ALLEY, A. J., Private - Place and date of enlistment not reported. Hospitalized at Richmond, Virginia, February 15, 1865. No further records.

BAKER, LUCIUS, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 22, March 1, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the left hip at Bristoe Station, Virginia, October 14, 1863. Reported absent wounded through February, 1865.

BEACH, J.C., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 16, April 12, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until he died in hospital at Wilmington on July 29, 1862. Cause of death not reported.

BENFIELD, MARTIN, Private - Enlisted in Burke County on February 23, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for through February, 1865. Paroled at Salisbury on May 25, 1865.

BENFIELD, T. W., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 25, April 18, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until hospitalized at Richmond, Virginia, July 20, 1863, with a gunshot wound of the thigh; however, place and date wounded not reported. Rejoined the company in November-December, 1863, and present or accounted for until reported absent wounded in July-August, 1864. Place and date wounded not reported. Died in hospital at Richmond on September 19, 1864, of wounds. [May have served previously in Company G, 1st Regiment N.C. Infantry (6 months, 1861).]

BINGHAM, R. W., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 25, March 11, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Bristoe Station, Virginia, October 14, 1863. Confined at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D.C., until transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, October 27, 1863. Hospitalized at Point Lookout on August 8, 1864, with diarrhoea and died on or about August 12, 1864.

BLACK, CLINTON M., Private - Enlisted in Burke County on November 18, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for through February, 1865. Paroled at Salisbury on May 25, 1865.

BLACK, S. J., Sergeant - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 40, February 22, 1862, for the war. Mustered in as Sergeant. Present or accounted for until captured at Falling Waters, Maryland, July 14, 1863. Confined at Baltimore, Maryland, and at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled on March 3, 1864, and transferred for exchange. Returned to duty May 26, 1864, and present or accounted for through February, 1865. [May have served previously in Company G, 1st Regiment N.C. Infantry (6 months, 1861).]

BLAIN, WILLIAM M., Private - Resided in Virginia and enlisted in Burke County at age 34, February .4, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until he died in hospital near Petersburg, Virginia, October 3, 1864, of wounds. Place and date wounded not reported. [May have served previously in Company E, 1st Regiment N.C. Infantry (6 months, 1861).]

BLUE, DAVID, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 23, February 18, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Falling Waters, Maryland, July 14, 1863. Confined at Baltimore, Maryland, and at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred for exchange on or about March 3, 1864. Returned to duty on May 20, 1864, and present or accounted for through February, 1865.

BRITTAIN, J. T., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 18, April 10, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Falling Waters, Maryland, July 14, 1863. Confined at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D.C., and at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred for exchange on or about March 3, 1864. Returned to duty on May 20, 1864, and present or accounted for until transferred to Company F, 41st Regiment N.C. Troops (3rd Regiment N.C. Cavalry), December 8, 1864.

BRITTAIN, O. J., 1st Sergeant - Previously served as Private in Company G, 1st Regiment N.C. Infantry (6 months, 1861). Enlisted in this company on February 8, 1862, for the war. Mustered in as Sergeant and promoted to 1st Sergeant on April 22, 1862. Present or accounted for until captured at Falling Waters, Maryland, July 14, 1863. Confined at Baltimore, Maryland, and at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred for exchange on or about March 3, 1864. Rejoined the company in May-June, 1864, and present or accounted for until transferred to Company F, 41st Regiment N.C. Troops (3rd Regiment N.C. Cavalry), December 8, 1864.

BRITTAIN, SAMUEL, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 21, February 14, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865. Paroled again at Morganton on May 27, 1865.

BUTLER, ERWIN, Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 30, February 28, 1863, for the war. Deserted June 18, 1863, but rejoined the company on September 20, 1864. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865. North Carolina pension records indicate he was wounded in the left arm in Burke County in August, 1863.

BUTLER, JOHN M., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 17, February 15, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the right thigh and captured at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865. Hospitalized at various Federal hospitals until admitted to hospital at Washington, D.C., May 2, 1865. Released June 14, 1865.

BUTLER, THOMAS P., Private - Enlisted in Burke County on February 16, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until he died in hospital at Richmond, Virginia, July 14, 1864. Cause of death not reported.

BUTLER, W. H., Sergeant - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 37, February 26, 1863, for the war. Mustered in as Private and promoted to Corporal on September 1, 1863. Promoted to Sergeant on December 8, 1864. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865. Roll of Honor indicates that he was wounded but does not give place and date.

CAUSBY, GEORGE, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 18, February 24, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until reported absent wounded in November-December, 1862; however, place and date wounded not reported. Rejoined the company in January-February, 1863, and present or accounted for until captured at or near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 3-6, 1863. Confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, and at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred for exchange on or about March 3, 1864. Returned to duty on May 20, 1864, and present or accounted for until captured at or near Petersburg, Virginia, April 2, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout until released on June 26, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

CAUSBY, JOHN N., Corporal - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 22, February 22, 1862, for the war. Mustered in as Corporal. Present or accounted for until he died in hospital at Wilmington on June 8, 1862, of disease.

CAUSBY, WILLIAM, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 16, March 12, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-3, 1863. Rejoined the company prior to September 1, 1863, and present or accounted for until reported absent wounded in July-August, 1864. Place and date wounded not reported. Rejoined the company in September-October, 1864, and present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

CHRISENBERY, THOMAS C, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 30, January 31, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until killed at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863.

CLARK, BENJAMIN, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 37, March 11, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for through October, 1863. Company muster roll dated November-December, 1863, states he was a former prisoner who was paroled on or about December 10, 1863; however, place and date captured not reported. Records of the Federal Provost Marshal do not substantiate the report of his capture. Present or accounted for from January- February, 1864, until captured in hospital at Richmond, Virginia, April 3, 1865. Confined at Libby Prison, Richmond, until transferred to Newport News, Virginia, April 23, 1865. Released at Newport News on June 30, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

CLARK, BENJAMIN A., Musician - Resided in Burke County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Burke County at age 28, February 10, 1862, for the war. Mustered in as Musician (Drummer). Present or accounted for until hospitalized at Wilmington on June 23, 1862, with typhoid fever. Died June 27, 1862.

CLARK, J. C, Private - Enlisted in Burke County on June 10, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until he died in hospital at Richmond, Virginia, March 13, 1865, of "diarrhoea ch[ronic]."

CLARK, MICHAEL, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 30, March 17, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-5, 1863. Hospitalized at Gettysburg until transferred to David's Island, New York Harbor, July 17-24, 1863. Exchanged on or about August 31, 1863. Rejoined the company in March-April, 1864, and present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

CLAY. J. M., Sergeant - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 22, February 27, 1862, for the war. Mustered in as Private and promoted to Corporal on May 24, 1862. Promoted to Sergeant on April 15, 1863. Present or accounted for until he "lost an eye" and was captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 3, 1863. Hospitalized at various Federal hospitals until transferred for exchange on or about August 31, 1863. Rejoined the company in January-February, 1864, and present or accounted for through February, 1865.

CLAY, JAMES HERVEY, Private - Previously served in Company F, 41st Regiment N.C. Troops (3rd Regiment N.C. Cavalry). Transferred to this company in November-December, 1864. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

CODY, W. A., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 30, March 24, 1862, for the war. Deserted April 24, 1862.

COOK, JOHN D., Private - Born in Burke County where he resided prior to enlisting in Burke County at age 22, February 15, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until hospitalized at Richmond, Virginia, July 15, 1863, with a gunshot wound of the left cheek; however, place and date wounded not reported. Returned to duty on August 4, 1863, and present or accounted for until reported absent wounded on company muster roll dated November-December, 1863. Place and date wounded not reported. Died in hospital at Richmond on or about February 1, 1864. Company muster roll dated March-April, 1864, and Roll of Honor indicate that he deserted prior to his death. No further records.

DONALDSON, S. L., Corporal - Enlisted in Burke County on June 14, 1864, for the war. Mustered in as Private and promoted to Corporal on December 8, 1864. Present or accounted for through February, 1865.

EARNHART, WILLIAM, Private - Born in Surry County and resided in Burke County where he was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Burke County at age 47, February 22, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until discharged on May 5, 1862, by reason of "bronchitis."

FAIR, HEZEKIAH, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 28, May 1, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Falling Waters, Maryland, July 14, 1863. Confined at various Federal prisons until confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, August 23, 1863. Paroled at Point Lookout at an unspecified date and transferred for exchange. Received at Cox's Landing, James River, Virginia, February 14-15, 1865, for exchange.

FARR, HENRY, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 22, May 1, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Burgess' Mill, Virginia, October 27, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, where he died April 18, 1865, of "chronic diarrhoea & scurvy."

GILES, ALEXANDER, Private - Resided in Bertie County where he enlisted at age 22, May 1, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 5, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 3, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

GILES, S. L., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 37, February 22, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the right leg at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-3, 1863. Reported absent wounded or absent on detail through February, 1865. Paroled at Greensboro on May 1, 1865.

GILES, W. W., Private - Born in Burke County where he resided prior to enlisting in Burke County at age 28, May 1, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 3-6, 1863. Confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, until transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, October 15-18, 1863. Died at Point Lookout on or about November 27, 1863, of "chronic diarrhoea."

GOOD, GEORGE, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 38, February 22, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for through February, 1865. Paroled at Morganton on May 13, 1865. [May have served previously in Company G, 1st Regiment N.C. Infantry (6 months, 1861).]

GRIFFIN, EDMUND, Private - Resided in Caldwell County. Place and date of enlistment not reported. Captured near Petersburg, Virginia, March 25, 1865, and confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 27, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

HALL, ALEX, Private - Place and date of enlistment not reported. Died at Elmira, New York, April 2, 1865. Place and date captured and cause of death not reported.

HAWKINS, W. P., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted on March 22, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until hospitalized at Danville, Virginia, June 29, 1864, with a gunshot wound of the left leg; however, place and date wounded not reported. Returned to duty July 8. 1864, and present or accounted for until captured at or near Petersburg, Virginia, April 2, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 13, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

HENNESSEE, EMANUEL A., Corporal - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 30, March 1, 1862, for the war. Mustered in as Private and promoted to Corporal in September- October, 1863. Present or accounted for until wounded in the forehead on the Weldon Railroad on November 2, 1864. Retired to the Invalid Corps on January 5, 1865. North Carolina pension records indicate that his wounds resulted in paralysis of the right arm and leg and loss of power of speech.

HENNESSEE, P. W., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 24, February 4, 1862, for the war. Mustered in as Sergeant but was reduced to ranks on April 15, 1863. Present or accounted for until captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 3, 1863. Confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, until exchanged on July 31, 1863. Returned to duty on November 21, 1863, and present or accounted for until captured at or near Petersburg, Virginia, April 2, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 27, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

HENSON, ADAM, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 22, February 18, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until he was listed as a deserter on August 3, 1863. Returned to duty on December 1, 1864, and was acquitted by a general court-martial. Present or accounted for through February, 1865.

HERN, W. R., Private - Born in Fairfield District, South Carolina, and resided in Burke County where he was by occupation a tailor prior to enlisting in Burke County at age 48, February 22, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until discharged on February 22, 1865, by reason of "expiration of term of service" and because he was "over [the] conscript age."

HICKS, JOSEPH S., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 32, February 15, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until promoted to Musician and transferred to the regimental band in September-October, 1864. [May have served previously in Company G, 1st Regiment N.C. Infantry (6 months, 1861).]

HICKS, RUFUS, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 28, September 14, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at the North Anna River, Virginia, February 24, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred for exchange on or about March 17, 1865. [May have served previously in Company G, 1st Regiment N.C. Infantry (6 months, 1861).]

HINSON, JOHN A., Private - Place and date of enlistment not reported. Captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 3-5, 1863, and confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware. Released on or about September 22, 1863, after joining the U.S. Army. Reportedly assigned to Company E, 3rd Regiment Maryland Cavalry; however, records of that unit do not indicate that he served therein. No further records.

HOOD, J. C, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 19, March 1, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until he died in hospital at Wilmington on July 30, 1862. Cause of death not reported.

HUFFMAN, ABRAM, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 35, February 28, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Falling Waters, Maryland, July 14, 1863. Confined at Baltimore, Maryland, and at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred for exchange on or about March 3, 1864. Rejoined the company in July-August, 1864, and present or accounted for until killed at Jones' Farm, Virginia, September 30, 1864.

JENKINS, HIRAM, Private - Enlisted in Burke County on July 9, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for through February, 1865.

JOHNSON, DANIEL L., Private - Resided in Bertie County where he enlisted at age 19, February 14, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until hospitalized at Danville, Virginia, on or about June 16, 1864, with a gunshot wound of the hand; however, place and date wounded not reported. Rejoined the company in September-October, 1864, and present or accounted for until he deserted to the enemy on or about March 21, 1865. Took the Oath of Allegiance on or about March 29, 1865.

JOHNSON, J. W., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 28, March 1, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Falling Waters, Maryland, July 14. 1863. Confined at Baltimore, Maryland, until transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, where he arrived September 16, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout until paroled and transferred for exchange on or about February 10, 1865. Reported present with a detachment of paroled and exchanged prisoners at Camp Lee, near Richmond, Virginia, February 17, 1865.

JOHNSON, ROBERT N., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 20, February 22, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Burgess' Mill, Virginia, October 27, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 12, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

JORDAN, N. W., Sergeant - Resided in Burke or Hertford counties prior to enlisting in Burke County at age 25, February 14, 1862, for the war. Mustered in as Private and promoted to Corporal on October 20, 1862. Promoted to Sergeant on November 10, 1864. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Petersburg, Virginia, April 2, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 28, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

KEITH, JOHN C, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 19, February 18, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded by the "accidental discharge of his gun" in November-December, 1862. Died in hospital at Goldsboro on January 14, 1863, of wounds.

KINCAID, J. W., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 30, March 12, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until killed at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863.

KINCAID, W. W., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 32, February 12, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted at Winchester, Virginia, July 16, 1863. Rejoined the company on December 10, 1863, and present or accounted for until captured at Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, in May, 1864. Confined at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D. C, until transferred to Fort Delaware, Delaware, June 15, 1864. Died at Fort Delaware on April 26, 1865, of "anemia" or "debility."

KINNEY, A. D., Private - Place and date of enlistment not reported. Captured at Mechanicsville, Virginia, May 30, 1864, and confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until transferred to Elmira, New York, July 8, 1864. Released at Elmira on June 30, 1865.

LANE, JOHN E., Sergeant - Previously served as Private in Company G, 1st Regiment N.C. Infantry (6 months, 1861). Enlisted in this company on February 15, 1862, for the war. Mustered in as Corporal and promoted to Sergeant on May 24, 1862. Present or accounted for until killed at Wilderness, Virginia, May 5, 1864.

LANE, SAMUEL, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 50, February 22, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for through July, 1863. Company muster roll dated July-August, 1863, states he deserted on August 2, 1863. Killed near Madison Court House, Virginia, August 10, 1863.

LARGENT, JOHN P., Corporal - Previously served in Company E, 16th Regiment N.C. Troops (6th Regiment N.C. Volunteers). Enlisted in this company on May 1, 1862, for the war. Mustered in as Private. Present or accounted for until wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-5, 1863. Hospitalized at David's Island, New York Harbor, until paroled and transferred for exchange on or about September 8, 1863. Rejoined the company in March-April, 1864, and was promoted to Corporal on December 8, 1864. Present or accounted for until he deserted to the enemy on or about March 21, 1865. Took the Oath of Allegiance on March 29, 1865.

LAWMON, W. L., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted on September 6, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Petersburg, Virginia, April 2, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 28, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

LOUDON, THOMAS, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 26, May 1, 1862, for the war. Died in hospital at Wilmington on or about July 11, 1862, of "continued fever."

MACE, ABRAHAM, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 18, February 28, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Falling Waters, Maryland, July 14, 1863. Confined at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D.C., until transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, on or about July 31, 1863. Transferred to Elmira, New York, August 16, 1864, and died at Elmira on September 16, 1864, of "typhoid pneumonia."

MACE, WILLIAM H., Private - Previously served in Company B of this regiment. Transferred to this company on April 18, 1862, with the rank of Private. Promoted to Corporal in March-April, 1863. Present or accounted for until wounded at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-3, 1863. Deserted August 2, 1863, and was reduced to ranks in September-October, 1863. Returned to duty on October 9, 1863, and was captured at Bristoe Station, Virginia, October 14, 1863. Confined at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D.C., until transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, October 27, 1863. Released at Point Lookout on January 21, 1864, after taking the Oath of Allegiance and joining the U.S. Army. Assigned to Company A, 1st Regiment U.S. Volunteer Infantry.

McKESSON, JAMES C, Private - Previously served in Company G, 1st Regiment N.C. Infantry (6 months, 1861). Enlisted in this company on May 1, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 3-4, 1863. Confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, until transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, October 18, 1863. Exchanged prior to November 1, 1863, and was reported absent without leave on company muster rolls dated January-April, 1864. Returned to duty in May-June, 1864, and present or accounted for through February, 1865. Paroled at Morganton on May 14, 1865.

McMILLON, PLEASANT, Private - Enlisted in Burke County on July 9, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Petersburg, Virginia, April 2, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, where he died June 23, 1865, of "pneumonia."

MARTIN, JOSEPH, Private - Enlisted in Burke County on September 6, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Burgess' Mill, Virginia, October 27, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred for exchange on or about February 10, 1865. Hospitalized at Richmond, Virginia, February 15, 1865.

MELTON, E. A., Private - Previously served in Company G, 1st Regiment N.C. Infantry (6 months, 1861). Enlisted in this company on February 10, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 3, 1863. Confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, until hospitalized at Chester, Pennsylvania, July 19, 1863, with pleurisy. Transferred to City Point, Virginia, August 17, 1863, for exchange. Rejoined the company in September-October, 1863, and present or accounted for until hospitalized at Richmond, Virginia, May 7, 1864, with a gunshot wound of the right thigh. Place and date wounded not reported. Rejoined the company in July-August, 1864, and present or accounted for until captured while on picket duty on October 3, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 29, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

MELTON, W. H. A., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 24, April 7, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded at White Hall on December 16, 1862. Returned to duty prior to January 1, 1863, and present or accounted for until he died in hospital at Lynchburg, Virginia, May 8, 1864, of "pneumonia."

MILLER, JACKSON, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 22, February 12, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the right thigh and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-5, 1863. Hospitalized at Gettysburg until transferred to David's Island, New York Harbor, July 17-24, 1863. Transferred to Bedloe's Island, New York Harbor, in October, 1863, and was transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, on or about January 10, 1864. Paroled at Point Lookout and transferred for exchange on or about March 6, 1864. Returned to duty in July-August, 1864, and present or accounted for until captured near Petersburg, Virginia, March 25, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout until released on June 29, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

MILLER, MARSHALL, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 28, February 12, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Falling Waters, Maryland, July 14, 1863. Confined at Baltimore, Maryland, and at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred for exchange on or about March 3, 1864. Rejoined the company in May-June, 1864, and present or accounted for until he died in hospital at Richmond, Virginia, October 8, 1864, of a gunshot wound. Place and date wounded not reported.

MITCHELL, JACKSON, Private

Resided in Burke County and enlisted at age 28, January 1, 1863, for the war. Deserted June 18, 1863.

MITCHELL, JOHN, Private - Enlisted in Burke County on January 1, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted on June 17, 1863. Returned from desertion on August 30, 1863, and present or accounted for until captured at or near Petersburg, Virginia, April 2, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 6, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

MOREFIELD, JOHN, Private - Enlisted in Burke County on March 25, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until mortally wounded at Reams' Station, Virginia, August 25, 1864. Died the same day.

MOSTELLER, ISAIAH, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 38, February 26, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until reported absent wounded in May-June, 1864; however, place and date wounded not reported. Rejoined the company in July-August, 1864, and present or accounted for until captured near Petersburg, Virginia, March 25, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 29, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance. North Carolina pension records indicate he was wounded in the left arm at an unspecified date.

MOSTELLER, JOHN, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted on November 11, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Petersburg, Virginia, April 2, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 15, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

PEARSON, JOHN, Private - Previously served in Company G, 1st Regiment N.C. Infantry (6 months, 1861). Enlisted in this company on February 8, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-3, 1863. Returned to duty prior to September I, 1863, and present or accounted for until captured at or near Petersburg, Virginia, April 2, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 16, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

PEARSON, ROBERT G., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 38, January 1, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured near Petersburg, Virginia, March 25, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 16, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

POINDEXTER, D. A., Private - Born in Surry County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Surry County on July 9, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until discharged on October 8, 1864, by reason of "deformity of spine." Discharge papers give his age as 30.

POTEET, JOHN, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 37, January 1, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Falling Waters, Maryland, July 14, 1863. Confined at Baltimore, Maryland, and at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred for exchange on or about March 3, 1864. Rejoined the company in May-June, 1864, and present or accounted for until transferred to Company F, 41st Regiment N.C. Troops (3rd Regiment N.C. Cavalry), December 8, 1864.

POTEET, SAMUEL, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 25, February 22, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until he died "at home" on October 14, 1863. Cause of death not reported.

POWELL, JOSEPH H., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted on February 16, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Petersburg, Virginia, April 2, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 16, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

POWELL, KEMP W., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 25, February 18, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until hospitalized at Wilmington on or about June 24, 1862, with remittent fever. Died at Wilmington on July 9, 1862.

POWELL, MOSES, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 18, February 21, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for through February, 1865.

POWELL, WILLIAM P., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 15, April 12, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Bristoe Station, Virginia, October 14, 1863. Confined at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D.C., and at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred for exchange on or about March 3, 1864. Returned to duty on May 20, and present or accounted for until captured at or near Petersburg, Virginia, April 2, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout until released on June 16, 1865 after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

PRUETT, RANSOM, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 40, February 28, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted on June 18, 1863. Returned to duty on December 10, 1863, but died "in camp" on December 16, 1863. Cause of death not reported.

RAMSEY, JONAS, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 27, February 14, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted on June 17, 1863.

ROSS, S. A., Private - Enlisted in Burke County on January 18, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until he died in hospital at Richmond, Virginia, August 7, 1864. Cause of death not reported.

RUDISILL, ABSALOM, Private - Enlisted in Burke County on March 3, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until hospitalized at Charlottesville, Virginia, May 7, 1864, with a gunshot wound of the right hand; however, place and date wounded not reported. Rejoined the company in July-August, 1864, and present or accounted for until captured at or near Burgess' Mill, Virginia, October 27, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until exchanged on February 10, 1865.

SAULMAN, JAMES W., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 22, February 10, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Petersburg, Virginia, April 3, 1865. Confined at Hart's Island, New York Harbor, until released on June 19, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

SAULMAN, JOHN M., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 18, February 10, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the right ankle at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863. Reported absent wounded through February, 1865.

SETTLEMIRE, DAVID, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 38, February 28, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the stomach at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-3, 1863. Reported absent wounded or absent sick through February, 1865.

SIMPSON, JOHN E., Corporal - Previously served as Private in Company G, 1st Regiment N.C. Infantry (6 months, 1861). Enlisted in this company on March 27, 1862, for the war. Mustered in as Private and promoted to Corporal on June 8, 1862. Present or accounted for until captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 3-4, 1863. Confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, and at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred for exchange on February 13, 1865. Reported present with a detachment of paroled and exchanged prisoners at Camp Lee, near Richmond, Virginia, February 17, 1865. Paroled at Morganton on May 15, 1865.

SIMPSON, THOMAS A., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted on February 23, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Petersburg, Virginia, April 2, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 20, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

SPAIN, H. P., Private - Previously served in Company H of this regiment. Transferred to this company on April 2, 1864. Present or accounted for until reported absent wounded in May-June, 1864; however, place and date wounded not reported. Reported absent wounded through February, 1865.

STARNEY, JOSHUA, Private - Enlisted in Burke County on September -15, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted at an unspecified date. Apprehended and was "shot for desertion" on December 1, 1864.

SUDDERTH, E. M., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 37, March 4, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until killed at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 3, 1863.

SUMMERS, PERRY, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 18, February 8, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the breast at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-3, 1863. Rejoined the company in September-October, 1863, and present or accounted for until mortally wounded at Bristoe Station, Virginia, October 14, 1863. Died October 15, 1863.

TATE, H. A., Private - Previously served in Company C, 1st Regiment N.C. Infantry (6 months, 1861). Enlisted in this company on February 14, 1862, for the war. Mustered in as Corporal and promoted to Sergeant on April 22, 1862: Reduced to ranks on October 20, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded in the right thigh and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 3, 1863. Right leg amputated. Hospitalized at Gettysburg where he died August 25, 1863, after undergoing a second amputation.

TAYLOR, CHARLES, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 28, March 12, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-3, 1863. Reported captured at Falling Waters, Maryland, July 14, 1863; however, records of the Federal Provost Marshal do not substantiate that report. Reported absent sick until he died "at home" on December 1, 1863. Cause of death not reported.

TAYLOR, GEORGE W., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 47, March 10, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted on August 2, 1863. Died in hospital at Richmond, Virginia, December 26, 1863, of "pneumonia typhoid."

TAYLOR, JOEL, Private - Born in Burke County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Burke County at age 16, April 12, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until discharged on July 4, 1862, by reason of "phthisis."

TODD, R. L., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 18, February 25, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-3, 1863. Died July 26, 1863. Place and cause of death not reported.

UPTON, DAN H., Private - Enlisted in Burke County on September 15, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the left hand near Petersburg, Virginia, October 1, 1864. Reported absent wounded through February, 1865.

WADKINS, J. B., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 32, March 10, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the left leg and/or right ankle at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863. Reported absent wounded or absent on detail through February, 1865. Paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

WALLS, M. LAFAYETTE, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 33, March 8, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until reported absent wounded in November-December, 1862; however, place and date wounded not reported. Rejoined the company in January-February, 1863, and present or accounted for until killed at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863.

WHISENHUNT, ALEXANDER, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 22, February 15, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until he died at Raleigh on April 14, 1862, of "pneumonia."

WHISENHUNT, B. R., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 30, February 22, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Falling Waters, Maryland, July 14, 1863. Confined at Baltimore, Maryland, and at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred for exchange on or about March 3, 1864. Rejoined the company in May-June, 1864, and present or accounted for until captured at or near Petersburg, Virginia, April 2, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout until released on June 21, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

WHISENHUNT, JAMES, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 18, February 12, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until he died in hospital at Camp Mangum, near Raleigh, April 22, 1862, of disease.

WHISENHUNT, STANHOPE, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 32, February 12, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until he died at Camp Mangum, near Raleigh, April 18, 1862, of disease.

WHISENHUNT, W1LBURN, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 26, February 12, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until he died in hospital at Raleigh on or about June 6, 1863, of "anemia."

WILLIAMS, BAIRD, Private - Enlisted in Burke County on February 23, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until he died in hospital at Richmond, Virginia, December 25, 1864. Cause of death not reported.

WILLIAMS, E. H., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 26, February 8, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-5, 1863. Hospitalized at Gettysburg until transferred to David's Island, New York Harbor, July 17-24, 1863. Paroled at David's Island on August 24, 1863, and transferred for exchange. Rejoined the company in January-February, 1864, and present or accounted for through February, 1865. Paroled at Salisbury on May 25, 1865.

WILLIAMS, J. A., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 35, February 13, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted on November 13, 1863. Apprehended at an unspecified date and was court-martialed. Confined at Richmond, Virginia, "with ball and chain." Died in hospital at Castle Thunder Prison, Richmond, July 26, 1864. Cause of death not reported.

WILLIAMS, J. L., Private - Born in Burke County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Burke County at age 27, February 19, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until discharged on July 4, 1862, by reason of "inability and bronchitis following measles with a tendency to dropsy."

WILLIAMS, JOHN, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 28, March 18, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Petersburg, Virginia, April 2, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 21, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

WILLIAMS, JOSEPH, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 25, March 12, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until he died "at home" on September 23, 1863. Cause of death not reported.

WILLIAMS, MARCUS, Private - Born in Burke County where he was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Burke County at age 33, February 25, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until discharged on September 14, 1863, by reason of "anemia and ascites."

WILLIAMS, MOLTON, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 23, February 15, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Falling Waters, Maryland, July 14, 1863. Confined at Baltimore, Maryland, and at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred for exchange on or about March 3, 1864. Rejoined the company in May-June, 1864. and present or accounted for until captured near Petersburg, Virginia, March 25, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout until released on June 21, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance. [May have served previously in Company G, 1st Regiment N.C. Infantry (6 months, 1861).]

WILLIAMS, W. A., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted on March 12, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured in hospital at Richmond, Virginia, April 3, 1865. Confined at Libby Prison, Richmond, and was transferred to Newport News, Virginia, April 23, 1865. Released at Newport News on June 30, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

WILLIAMS, W. M., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 20, April 17, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until hospitalized at Richmond, Virginia, September 7, 1863, with a gunshot wound; however, place and date wounded not reported. Returned to duty on October 7, 1863, and present or accounted for through February, 1865. Paroled at Morganton on May 16, 1865.

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM H., Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 24, February 10, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded and captured at or near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-6, 1863. Reported in a Federal hospital at Winchester, Virginia, July 30, 1863. Exchanged in November-December, 1863, and rejoined the company in January-February, 1864. Present or accounted for through February, Paroled at Salisbury on May 25, 1865. [May have served previously in Company G, 1st Regiment N.C. Infantry (6 months, 1861).]

WINTERS, MOULTON, Corporal - Previously served as Private in Company G, 1st Regiment N.C. Infantry (6 months, 1861). Enlisted in this company on February 10, 1862, for the war. Mustered in as Corporal. Present or accounted for until killed at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863.

WOMACK, WILLIAM T., 1st Sergeant - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 30, February 10, 1862, for the war. Mustered in as Private and promoted to Corporal on April 22, 1862. Promoted to Sergeant on October 20, 1862, and promoted to 1st Sergeant on December 8, 1864. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

WOOD, WILLIAM, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 18, March 1, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-4, 1863. Hospitalized at Gettysburg until transferred to David's Island, New York Harbor, July 17-24, 1863. Died in hospital at David's Island on September 5, 1863, of wounds.


 

All of the above material is from North Carolina Troops-A Roster 1861-1865, a publication of the Historical Publications Section, Division of Archives and History, NC Department of Cultural Resources. All rights reserved. [Vol. 5, pg. 40-49].
 


 

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