6th REGIMENT, Co. E, N.C. TROOPS

 

COMPANY E, 6TH REGIMENT N. C. STATE TROOPS

This company was from Burke, McDowell, Mitchell, and Yancey counties and enlisted at Charlotte on May 28, 1861. It went into the camp of instruction near Company Shops (Burlington), Alamance County, June 1, 1861, and was assigned to this regiment as Company E. After joining the regiment 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 June 20, 1861, through February, 1864, and September 15 through December, 1864. No company muster rolls were found for the period prior to June 20, 1861; for March through September 14, 1864; or for the period after December, 1864. 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

AVERY, ISAAC E., Resided in Burke County and enlisted at age 32. Appointed Captain to rank from May 16, 1861. Wounded at the first battle of Manassas, Virginia, July 21, 1861. Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel to rank from June 1, 1862, and transferred to the Field and Staff of this regiment.

AVERY, ALPHONSO C., Resided in Burke County and was by occupation a law student prior to enlisting at age 24. Appointed 1st Lieutenant to rank from May 16, 1861, and promoted to Captain to rank from June 1, 1862. Transferred on or about December 24, 1862, upon appointment as Assistant Inspector General (Major) on Major General D. H. Hill's staff to rank from December 5, 1862.

BURNS, JAMES H., Resided in South Carolina and enlisted at age 21. Appointed 2nd Lieutenant to rank from May 16, 1861, and promoted to 1st Lieutenant to rank from June 1, 1862. Promoted to Captain to rank from December 20, 1862. Killed at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863.

McPHERSON, JOHN ALEXANDER, Resided in Cumberland County and was by occupation a student prior to enlisting at age 23, May 1, 1861. Appointed 3rd Lieutenant on June 1, 1861, to rank from May 16, 1861. Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on June 1, 1862, and promoted to 1st Lieutenant to rank from December 20, 1862. Promoted to Captain on July 1, 1863. Wounded in the neck and shoulder at Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 7, 1864. Wounded at Petersburg, Virginia, March 25, 1865. Name appears on a report of sick and wounded in hospital at Goldsboro for the week ending April 7, 1865.

LIEUTENANTS

BROWN, SAMUEL P., 2nd Lieutenant - Resided in McDowell County and enlisted in Mecklenburg County at age 24, May 28, 1861, for the war. Mustered in as Corporal. Present or accounted for until appointed 3rd Lieutenant on February 4, 1863. Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on July 1, 1863, and was wounded in the groin at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the same date. Rejoined the company prior to September 1, 1863, and present or accounted for through December, 1864. Name appears on a report of sick and wounded soldiers in hospital at Greensboro for the week ending April 7, 1865.

TURNER, WARREN G., 1st Lieutenant - Resided in Burke County and enlisted in Alamance County at age 24, June 20, 1861, for the war. Appointed Corporal on June SO, 1861, and was elected 3rd Lieutenant on June 17, 1862. Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on December 24, 1862, and promoted to 1st Lieutenant on July 1, 1863. Captured at Rappahannock Station, Vir ginia, November 7, 1863, and confined at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D.C., until trans ferred to Johnson's Island, Ohio, November 11, 1863. Paroled at Johnson's Island and transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, March 14, 1865, for exchange. Received at Cox's Wharf, James River, Virginia, March 22, 1865, for exchange.

VANCE, SAMUEL C, 3rd Lieutenant - Enlisted in Burke County at age 26, August 16, 1861, for the war. Mustered in as Private. Present or accounted for until wounded in the left arm at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 2, 1863. Captured at Hagerstown, Maryland, July 6, 1863, and hospitalized at Frederick, Maryland, until transferred to hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania, July 19, 1863. Paroled and exchanged at City Point, Virginia, on or about August 20, 1863. Promoted to Corporal on September 19, 1864, and promoted to Sergeant in October, 1864. Present or accounted for until elected 3rd Lieutenant on December 2, 1864. Name appears on a report of sick and wounded soldiers in hospital at Greensboro for the week ending April 7, 1865.

NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND PRIVATES

ALLMAN, NOAH WILSON, Private - Paroled at Morganton on May 16, 1865. No further records.

ALMAN, JOSEPH LEONARD, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 18, February 14, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the finger at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 4, 1863. Rejoined the company prior to May 12, 1863. Left as a nurse in hospital at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and was captured July 5, 1863. Confined at Davids Island, New York Harbor, until paroled and transferred to City Point, Virginia, where he was received on October 28, 1863, for exchange. Reported absent sick through February, 1864, but rejoined the company prior to November 1, 1864. Paroled at Morganton on May 16, 1865.

ANDERSON, CREED M., Private - Born in Mitchell County* where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Mitchell County at age 20, March 10, 1862, for the war. Wounded in the left arm at Malvern Hill, Virginia, July 1, 1862. Left arm amputated. Retired to the Invalid Corps on March 14, 1865.

BACHELOR, EDMOND, Private - Enlisted in Wake County on March 10, 1864, for the war. Discharged on November 1, 1864. Reason discharged not reported.

BATES, GEORGE W., Corporal - Enlisted in Burke County on March 17, 1862, for the war. Mustered in as Private and promoted to Corporal on February 1, 1863. Present or accounted for until captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, November 7, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred to Aiken's Landing, James; River, Virginia, where he was exchanged February 25-March 3, 1865.

BEAVER, JOHN W., Private - Born in Yancey County* and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Mitchell County at age 32, March 7, 1862, for the war. Died at Ashland, Virginia, in May, 1862, of "measles."

BERRY, GEORGE W., Private - Enlisted in Mecklenburg County at age 19, May 28, 1861, for the war. Transferred to Company D of this regiment in June, 1861.

BLAIR, J. M., Private - Enlisted at Camp Stokes on December 21, 1864, for the war. Paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

BOONE, J. ROBERT, Private - Resided in Mitchell County and enlisted in Alamance County at age 36, June 17, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted on April 11, 1863. Rejoined the company on November 25, 1863. Captured near Petersburg, Virginia, March 25, 1865, and confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 22, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

BOONE, JAMES M., Private - Born in Yancey County* where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting at Camp Jones, Virginia, at age 35, September 4, 1861, for the war. Died at Yorktown, Virginia, May 1, 1862, of "fever."

BOONE, JOHN P., Private - Enlisted in Mitchell County at age 18, March 8, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until furloughed for 15 days on February 28, 1864. No further records.

BOONE, JOSEPH, Private - Enlisted in Alamance County at age 28, June 27, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted on March 27, 1863. Company muster roll dated January-February, 1864, states that he was "present in arrest." No further records.

BOST, LEANDER S., Private - Enlisted in Mecklenburg County at age 33, May 28, 1861, for the war. Transferred to Company D of this regiment in June, 1861.

BRACKET, WILLIAM, Private - Enlisted at: Camp Vance on October 1, 1864, for the war. Captured at Strasburg, Virginia, October 19, 1864, and confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred to Boulware's Wharf, James River, Virginia, where he was received on January 25, 1865, for exchange. Captured at Burkeville, Virginia, April 10, 1865, and confined at Point Lookout until released on June 3, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

BRANCH, ANDERSON, Private - Born in Burke County and enlisted at Camp Vance on August 20, 1863, for the war. Died at Staunton, Virginia, July 15, 1864, of disease.

BRANCH, WILLIAM S., 1st Sergeant - Born in Burke County and enlisted in Alamance County at age 31, June 17, 1861, for the war. Mustered in as Private. Present or accounted for until wounded in the thigh at Gaines' Mill, Virginia, June 27, 1862. Rejoined the company prior to November 1, 1862. Promoted to Corporal in January, 1863, and promoted to Sergeant on February 1, 1863. Promoted to 1st Sergeant on July 1, 1863. Present or accounted for until killed at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 2, 1863.

BRIGHTON, WILLIAM M., Private - Place and date of enlistment not reported. Captured at Burkeville, Virginia, April 10, 1865, and confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 3, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

BROWN, JOHN W., Private - Enlisted at Camp • Fisher, Virginia, at age 18, October 30, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded at Batchelder's Creek, near New Bern, February 1, 1864. Retired to the Invalid Corps on or about November 30, 1864, and was assigned to temporary duty.

BROWN, JOSEPH C, Sergeant - Resided in McDowell County and enlisted in Mecklenburg County at age 26, May 28, 1861, for the war. Mustered in as 1st Sergeant. Present or accounted for until wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Reduced to ranks on June 17, 1862, by reason of prolonged absence as a result of his wound and sickness. Reported on detached service with the Brigade Quartermaster from February 6, 1863, through October, 1864. Promoted to Sergeant on December 29, 1864. Captured near Petersburg, Virginia, March 25, 1865, and confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 23, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

BUCHANAN, WILLIAM, Private - Enlisted in Alamance County at age 35, June 24, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted on March 18, 1862. Company muster roll dated November-December, 1864, states that he deserted at Waynesboro, Virginia, December 10, 1864. No further records.

BYRD, LACE, Private - Enlisted in Alamance County at age 24, June 27, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted near Manassas, Virginia, August 30 1862.

CARPENTER, JOSEPH L., Private - Born in Yancey County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Burke County at age 17, October 11, 1861, for the war. Died at Ashland, Virginia, August 24, 1862, of "measles."

CARPENTER, LEVI TURNER, Private - Born in Yancey County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 21, June 24, 1861, for the war. Discharged at Camp Fisher, Virginia, November 9, 1861, by reason of "phthisis pulmonalis."

CHAPMAN, HOSEA H., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 43, February 19, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted on March 18, 1863. Rejoined the com pany on September 1, 1863, and was captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, November 7, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred to Venus Point, Savannah River, Georgia, where he was received on Novem ber 15, 1864, for exchange. Rejoined the company prior to March 25, 1865, when he was captured near Petersburg, Virginia. Confined at Point Lookout until released on June 3, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

CHAPMAN, J., Private - Place and date of enlistment not reported. Died in hospital at Richmond, Virginia, February 14, 1865, of a gunshot wound of the head.

CHAPMAN, JAMES H., Private - Place and date of enlistment not reported. Captured at Farmville, Virginia, April 6, 1865, and confined at Newport News, Virginia, where he died June 8-9, 1865, of "diarrhoea chronica."

CHAPMAN, JOHN L., Private - Enlisted in Lenoir County on February 1, 1864, for the war. Wounded at Charles Town, West Virginia, August 25, 1864. Furloughed for 60 days from hospital at Richmond, Virginia, September 6, 1864. No further records.

CHAPMAN, JOHN L., Private - Enlisted in Burke County on September 16, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, November 7, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred to Cox's Landing, James River, Virginia, where he was received on February 14-15, 1865, for exchange. Paroled at Morganton on May 27, 1865.

COFFEY, C. LEVI, Private - Enlisted in Alamance County at age 24, June 20, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the thigh at Malvern Hill, Virginia, July 1, 1862. Rejoined the company in November-December, 1862, and present or accounted for until he deserted on June 30, 1863.

COFFEY, JOSEPH W., Private - Enlisted in Alamance County at age 18, June 20, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the left leg at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Rejoined the company prior to March 1, 1863, but was detailed for duty as a nurse in hospital at Richmond, Virginia, March 24, 1863. "Returned to duty" on December 2, 1863, but deserted prior to March 1, 1864. No further records.

COLLINS, JOSEPH L., Private - Born in Burke County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 16, June 20, 1861, for the war. Mustered in as Musician but was reduced to ranks on April 30, 1862, while absent on sick leave. Killed at the second battle of Manassas, Virginia, August 29, 1862.

COLLINS, PHILIP B., Sergeant - Born in Burke County and enlisted in Mecklenburg County at age 30, May 28, 1861, for the war. Mustered in as Private. Present or accounted for until captured at Fredericksburg, Virginia, May 3, 1863. Confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, until paroled and transferred to City Point, Virginia, where he was received on May 23, 1863, for ex change. Rejoined the company and was pro moted to Sergeant prior to July 2, 1863, when he was killed at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

CONLEY, JOSEPH E., Private - Resided in Macon County and enlisted at Camp Vance on March 9, 1864, for the war. Captured near Petersburg, Virginia, March 25, 1865, and confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 24, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

COX, THOMAS N., Private - Born in McDowell County and enlisted in Virginia on November 1, 1863, for the war. Died at Plymouth on April 30, 1864, of a gunshot wound. Place and date wounded not reported.

COX, WILLIAM A., Corporal - Born in Mitchell* or Yancey counties and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 21, June 15, 1861, for the war. Mustered in as Private and promoted to Corporal on February 1, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded in the hand at Gaines' Mill, Virginia, June 27, 1862. Died on July 12, 1862, of wounds. Place of death not reported.

DAVIS, ALEXANDER, Private - Enlisted in Lenoir County on March 1, 1864, for the war. Reported "absent wounded" from June 1, 1864, through December, 1864. Place and date wounded not reported. No further records.

DAVIS, ANDREW J., Private - Enlisted in Alamance County at age 41, June 15, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted in March-April, 1862.

DAVIS, JOHN P., Private - Enlisted in Alamance County at age 20, June 15, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted on March 27, 1863. Rejoined the company on November 11, 1863, but deserted again on December 21, 1863. No further records.

DAVIS, WILLIAM A., Private - Place and date of enlistment not reported. Wounded in the back and captured near Peters burg, Virginia, March 25, 1865, and died of wounds on March 26, 1865.

DUNAVANT, SAMUEL D., Sergeant - Enlisted in Mecklenburg County at age 21, May 28, 1861, for the war. Mustered in as Sergeant. Present or accounted for until wounded at Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 12-13, 1862. Transferred to Company K, 4th Regiment Virginia Cavalry, January 27, 1863.

DUNAWAY, JOHN J., Private - Enlisted in Alamance County at age 40, June 15, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Fisher's Hill, Virginia, September 22, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on May 13, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

EARNHEART, HARVEY B. G., Private - Born in Burke County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Mecklenburg County at age 18, May 28, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until discharged at Camp Fisher, Virginia, November 28, 1861, by reason of deafness. Later served in Company G of this regiment.

ENGLISH, CHARLES H., Private - Born in Yancey County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 23, June 15, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until killed at Gaines' Mill, Virginia, June 27, 1862.

ENGLISH, J. HARVEY, Private - Born in Yancey County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Mitchell County at age 21, March 10, 1862, for the war. Died at Ashland, Virginia, May 4, 1862, of "measles."

ENGLISH, JOHN J., Sergeant - Enlisted in Burke County at age 20, March 18, 1862, for the war. Mustered in as Private. Wounded in the elbow at the second battle of Manassas, Virginia, August 29, 1862. Promoted to Corporal subsequent to March 1, 1864, but prior to Septem ber 19, 1864, when he was promoted to Sergeant. Present or accounted for until wounded near Cedar Creek, Virginia, October 19, 1864. Reported absent wounded through December, 1864.

ENGLISH, JOHN SAMUEL, Private - Enlisted in Alamance County at age 20, June 15, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the left arm at Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 13, 1862. Transferred to Company B, 5th Battalion N.C. Cavalry, March 31, 1863.

ERWIN, ADOLPHUS, Private - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted on September 22, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the back and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 3, 1863. Confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, until transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, October 15-18, 1863, Paroled at Point Lookout and transferred to City Point, Virginia, where he was received on March 20, 1864, for exchange. Rejoined the company prior to November 1, 1864, and was captured near Petersburg, Virginia, March 25, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout until released on June 11, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

ERWIN, ISAAC A., Sergeant - Born in Yancey County* and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Mecklenburg County at age 30, May 28, 1861, for the war. Mustered in as Sergeant. Present or accounted for until mortally wounded at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Exact date of death not reported.

FITE, J. W., Private - Enlisted in Wake County on March 10, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for through December, 1864.

FLEMING, JOHN G. B., Private - Born in Burke County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Mecklenburg County at age 21, May 28, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until discharged at camp near Richmond, Virginia, June 6, 1862, by reason of "general debility and erysipelas."

FORD, WILLIAM, Private - Enlisted at Fairfax Court House, Virginia, September 2, 1862, for the war. Wounded at Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 13, 1862, and reported absent wounded until he deserted "from hospital" on February 2, 1863. No further records.

FORTNER, JOHN, 1st Sergeant - Enlisted in Mitchell County at age 26, March 10, 1862, for the war. Mustered in as Private. Wounded at the second battle of Manassas, Virginia, August 30, 1862. Rejoined the company in November-December, 1862, and was promoted to Corporal on February 1, 1863. Promoted to Sergeant on July 1, 1863, and promoted to 1st Sergeant on September 1, 1863. Present or accounted for until he deserted at Waynesboro, Virginia, December 10, 1864.

FREEMAN, JOHN C, Private - Enlisted in Alamance County at age 21, June 15, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the head at Malvern Hill, Virginia, July 1, 1862. Rejoined the company prior to September 17, 1862, when he was wounded at Sharpsburg, Maryland. Rejoined the company in November-December, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded in the right thigh and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-4, 1863. Died in hospital at Gettysburg on August 21, 1863, of wounds.

GOOD, WILLIAM C., Private - Born in Burke County and was by occupation a barkeeper prior to enlisting at age 26, May 10, 1861, for the war. Discharged at Manassas Junction, Virginia, August 31, 1861, by reason of "secondary syphilis."

GRAGG, MAJOR, Private - Born in Burke County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 25, June 17, 1861, for the war. Died at Camp Jones, Virginia, September 23, 1861, of "measles" and/or "febris typhoides."

GREEN, ROBERT P., Private - Born in Mitchell County* where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting at age 22, March 11, 1862, for the war. Discharged at camp near Richmond, Virginia, July 23, 1862, by reason of "anemia resulting from chronic diarrhoea."

GREENLEE, A. S., Corporal - Previously served in Company G of this regiment. Transferred to this company in November-December, 1864, with the rank of Private. Promoted to Corporal on December 29, 1864. Captured at Farmville, Virginia, April 6, 1865, and confined at Newport News, Virginia, until released on June 25, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

HARRIS, JOHN, Private - Enlisted in Virginia on November 1, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for through February, 1864. Records of the Federal Provost Marshal indicate he was captured prior to August 8, 1864; however, place and date of capture not reported. Transferred from Harrisonburg, Pennsylvania, to Fort Mifflin, Pennsylvania, August 17, 1864, and was released at Fort Mifflin on September 2, 1864. after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

HIGHFILL, J. F., Private - Resided in Guilford County and enlisted at Camp Stokes on November 1, 1864, for the war. Captured at Farmville, Virginia, April 6, 1865, and confined at Newport News, Virginia, until released on June 26, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

HIPPS, JAMES A., Private - Enlisted in Mecklenburg County at age 22, May 28, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Reported absent wounded until he rejoined the company in September-October, 1863. Present or accounted for through July, 1864. No further records.

HOLDER, JESSE, Private - Enlisted in Mecklenburg County at age 36, May 28, 1861, for the war. Transferred to Company D of this regiment in June, 1861.

HOLDER, SIMEON, Private - Enlisted in Wake County on March 20, 1864, for the war. Reported absent sick in North Carolina from May 1, 1864, through December, 1864.

HOLLIS, W. H., Private - Place and date of enlistment not reported. Captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, November 7, 1863, and confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred for exchange on March 15, 1865. Received at Boulware's Wharf, James River, Virginia, March 18, 1865, for exchange.

HONEYCUTT, WILLIAM B., Private - Enlisted in Mitchell County at age 29, March 9,

1862, for the war. Wounded in the side and breast at Malvern Hill, Virginia, July 1, 1862. Reported absent wounded until September 17, 1862, when he deserted "on expiration [of] furlough."

HOUSTON, JOHN M., Private - Enlisted in Virginia on December 1, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

HOUSTON, WILLIAM HENRY, Private - Enlisted in Alamance County at age 20, June 15, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until admitted to hospital at Richmond, Virginia, January 12, 1864, with an unspecified wound; however, place and date wounded not reported. Returned to duty on January 13, 1864, and present or accounted for until admitted to hospital at Farmville, Virginia, March 1, 1865, with a gunshot wound of the right knee. Place and date wounded not reported. Paroled at Farmville, Virginia, April 11-21, 1865.

HOWELL, JAMES C, Private - Enlisted in Alamance County at age 29, June 15, 1861, for the war. Mustered in as Sergeant and promoted to 1st Sergeant on June 17, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Reduced to ranks on February 1, 1863, by reason of prolonged absence. Reported absent wounded through De cember, 1864.

HOWELL, JOHN D., Private - Born in Yancey County* and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Burke County at age 31, August 16, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Died at Richmond, Virginia, July 19, 1862, of wounds.

HOWELL, ROBERT P., Private - Born in Yancey County and enlisted in Alamance County at age 17, June 27, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Fredericksburg, Virginia, May 3, 1863. Confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, until paroled and transferred to City Point, Virginia, where he was received on May 23, 1863, for exchange. Rejoined the company prior to July 2, 1863, when he was captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Confined at Fort Delaware until transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, where he died November 5, 1863. Cause of death not reported.

HOWELL, SWINFIELD, Private - Enlisted in Mitchell County at age 19, March 10, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the arm at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863. Captured at South Mountain, Mary land, July 4, 1863, and hospitalized at Frederick, Maryland. Transferred to hospital at Baltimore, Maryland, August 10, 1863. Paroled at Baltimore on August 23, 1863, and transferred to City Point, Virginia, where he was received on August 24, 1863, for exchange. Reported absent wounded through February, 1864. No further records.

HOWELL, WILLIAM, Private - Enlisted in Mitchell County at age 25, March 8, 1862, for the war. Wounded in the arm at Gaines' Mill, Virginia, June 27, 1862, and wounded again at the second battle of Manassas, Virginia, August 29, 1862. Reported absent wounded through February, 1863, but rejoined the company prior to May 12, 1863. Captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 3, 1863, and was admitted to hospital at Frederick, Maryland, July 6, 1863, with "ch[ronic] rheumatism." Took the Oath of Allegiance on July 7, 1863. Transferred to hospital at Baltimore, Maryland, August 10, 1863. No further records.

HUNSINGER, JAMES, Private - Resided in McDowell County and enlisted in Washington County on April 21, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the left forearm and captured near Petersburg, Virginia, March 25, 1865. Left forearm amputated. Hospitalized at various Federal hospitals until released at Washington, D.C., on June 12, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

HUNSINGER, JOHN, Private - Resided in McDowell County and enlisted in Mecklenburg County at age 23, May 28, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until admitted to hospital at Richmond, Virginia, March 27, 1865, with a gunshot wound of the arm; however, place and date wounded not reported. Captured in hospital at Richmond on April 3, 1865, and was transferred to Military Prison, Newport News, Virginia. Released at Newport News on June 30, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance,

HUNSINGER, JOSEPH, Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 17, February 22, 1862, for the war. Wounded in the thigh at Gaines' Mill, Virginia, June 27, 1862. Reported absent wounded through February, 1863, but rejoined the company prior to May 12, 1863. Present or accounted for through December, 1864.

HUTCHINS, JAMES A., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 23, February 22, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted near Richmond, Virginia, August 10, 1862. Admitted to hospital at Richmond on August 20, 1862, with "phthisis" and was transferred to hospital at Huguenot Springs, Virginia, September 4, 1862. Died in hospital at Huguenot Springs on October 18, 1862. Cause of death not reported.

HUTCHINS, JOHN, Private Enlisted in Burke County at age 22, February 22, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted at Gaines' Mill, Virginia, June 27, 1862.

JARROLD, JOSEPH, 1st Sergeant - Resided in Burke County and enlisted in Mecklenburg County at age 24, May 28, 1861, for the war. Mustered in as Private and promoted to Corporal on October 1, 1862. Promoted to Sergeant on February 1, 1863. Present or accounted for until wounded in the shoulder at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863. Rejoined the company in January-February, 1864, and present or accounted for until wounded at Mount Jackson, Virginia, September 24, 1864. Rejoined the company in November-December, 1864, and was promoted to 1st Sergeant on December 10, 1864. Admitted to hospital at Richmond, Virginia, March 26, 1865, with a gunshot wound of the right leg; however, place and date wounded not reported. Captured in hospital at Richmond on April 3, 1865, and was transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, May 9, 1865. Released at Point Lookout on June 26, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

JOHNSON, ALPHONSO F., Private - Enlisted in Mecklenburg County at age 31, May 28,

1861, for the war. Mustered in as Private and pro moted to Corporal on June 20, 1861. Reduced to ranks on June 30, 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded at Sharpsburg, Maryland, Septem ber 17, 1862. Rejoined the company in March- May, 1863, but deserted on July 23, 1863. Re joined from desertion on November 11, 1863, and was reported "in arrest" until he deserted again on December 21, 1863. No further records.

JOHNSON, CALHOUN, Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 39, March 17,

1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the shoulder at Chancellorsville, Vir ginia, May 4, 1863. Rejoined the company prior to September 1, 1863, and present or accounted for until captured at Rappahannock Station, Vir ginia, November 7, 1863. Confined at Point Look out, Maryland, until paroled and transferred to Aiken's Landing, James River, Virginia, where he was exchanged on or about February 25, 1865. Admitted to hospital at Richmond, Virginia, February 26, 1865, and was furloughed for 60 days on March 29, 1865.

JOHNSON, D. PERKINS, Private - Enlisted in Mecklenburg County at age 32, May 28, 1861, for the war. Discharged on August 10, 1861, by reason of disability.

JOHNSON, I., Private - Paroled at Greensboro on May 16, 1865. No further records.

JOHNSON, MARTIN V. B., Private - Enlisted in Mecklenburg County at age 21, May 28, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted on April 11, 1863. Rejoined the company on November 11, 1863, and was reported "in arrest" until he deserted again on December 21, 1863.

JOHNSON, W. REDWINE, Private - Born in Rutherford County and resided in Burke County where he was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 21, June 24, 1861, for the war. Died at Camp Fisher, Virginia, November 28, 1861, of "pneumonia."

JOHNSON, WILLIAM DePRUNE, Private - Enlisted in Mecklenburg County at age 29, May 28, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted on April 11, 1863. Rejoined the company on September 1, 1863, but deserted again prior to March 22, 1865, when he was "killed by the H[ome] G[uard]." Place of death not reported.

JONES, JOHN D., Private - Born in Rutherford County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Mecklenburg County at age 23, May 28, 1861, for the war. Died at Camp Fisher, Virginia, December 1, 1861, of "pneumonia."

KNIGHT, NEVINS, Private - Enlisted at. Camp Stokes on October 31, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for through December, 1864.

LANE, JACOB, Private - Born in Burke County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 22, June 24, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until he "deserted" at Mine Run, Virginia, November 27, 1863. Captured by Federal forces on November 30, 1863, and confined at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D.C., until transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, February 3, 1864. Released at Point Lookout after taking the Oath of Allegiance and joining the U.S. Army on February 19, 1864. Assigned to Company E, 1st Regiment U.S. Volunteer Infantry.

LAWNER, H., -------, Buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia, January 26, 1865. No further records.

LETERS, P. V., Private - Enlisted at Camp Stokes on November 1, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for through December, 1864.

LEWIS, HENDERSON, Private - Enlisted in Mecklenburg County at age 23, May 28, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, November 7, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred to Aiken's Landing, James River, Virginia, February 24, 1865, for exchange. Reported in hospital at Richmond, Virginia, March 2, 1865.

LEWIS, JAMES W., Private - Enlisted in Alamance County at age 25, June 27, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the breast at Gaines' Mill, Virginia, June 27, 1862. Rejoined the company prior to January 1, 1863, and present or accounted for until "big toe [of left foot] shot off" at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 4, 1863. Rejoined the company prior to January 1, 1864, and present or accounted for until he was reported as "missing" and presumed killed at Cedar Creek, Virginia, October 19, 1864.

LEWIS, JOHN NELSON, Private - Enlisted in Alamance County at age 18, June 27, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted on July 29, 1863. Rejoined the company on October 9, 1863, and present or accounted for until captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, November 7, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred to Cox's Wharf, James River, Virginia, where he was received on October 15, 1864, for exchange. Died in hospital at Richmond, Virginia, October 24, 1864, of "chronic diarrhoea."

LEWIS, P. B., Sergeant - Resided in Burke County and enlisted on November 1, 1864, for the war. Paroled at Richmond, Virginia, April 30, 1865. Rank given on parole as Sergeant.

LONGWORTH, WILLIAM F., Private - Enlisted at Camp Vance on October 1, 1864, for the war. Captured at Strasburg, Virginia, October 19, 1864, and confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred to Aiken's Landing, James River, Virginia, March 28, 1865, for exchange.

LOVEING, WILLIAM JEFFERSON, Corporal - Born in Burke County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 21, June 15, 1861, for the war. Mustered in as Private and promoted to Corporal on September 1, 1863. Present or accounted for until captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, November 7, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred to Varina, Virginia, where he was received on September 22, 1864, for exchange. Furloughed on September 23, 1864, and reported absent with leave through December, 1864.

LOWRIE, J. MONROE, Private - Born in Mitchell or McDowell counties* and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Mitchell County at age 22, March 6, 1862, for the war. Died in camp near Richmond, Virginia, July 30, 1862, of "fever."

LOWRIE, JOHN A., Sergeant - Enlisted in Burke County on October 11, 1861, for the war. Mustered in as Private and promoted to Corporal on February 1, 1863. Promoted to Sergeant on July 1, 1863. Present or accounted for until wounded in the arm or shoulder at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863. Captured at South Mountain, Maryland, July 4, 1863, and confined at Fort McHenry, Maryland, until transferred to Fort Delaware, Delaware, July 7-12, 1863. Paroled at Fort Delaware on July 30, 1863, and transferred to City Point, Virginia, where he was received on August 1, 1863, for exchange. Died at Kinston on February 28, 1864. Cause of death not reported.

McDONALD, J. R., Private - Enlisted in Virginia at age 20, January 1, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted on April 11, 1863. Rejoined the company on October 1, 1863, and was reported "in arrest" until he deserted again on December 21, 1863. Reported "in arrest" from June 1, 1864, until he deserted a third time on October 10, 1864.

McDONALD, R., Private - Resided in Burke County and enlisted on June 3, 1863, for the war. No further records.

MACE, JAMES E., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 20, August 16, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the left thigh at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863. Rejoined the company in January-February, 1864, but was reported absent sick from September 18, 1864, through December, 1864.

McGEE, ABRAM, Private - Enlisted in Virginia on November 1, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

McGEE, BRICE, Private - Born in Yancey County and resided in McDowell County where he was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Mecklenburg County at age 22, May 28, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the leg at Malvern Hill, Virginia, July 1, 1862. Rejoined the company prior to August 29, 1862, when he was wounded at the second battle of Manassas, Virginia. Rejoined the company in November-December, 1862, and present or accounted for until he deserted on July 23, 1863. Rejoined the company on November 7, 1863, and present or accounted for until captured at Farmville, Virginia, April 6, 1865. Confined at Newport News, Virginia, until released on June 26, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

McGEE, ISAAC AVERY, Sergeant - Born in McDowell County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Mecklenburg County at age 19, May 28, 1861, for the war. Mustered in as Private. Wounded in the leg at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Appointed Corporal on October 1, 1862. Rejoined the company prior to November 1, 1862, and was promoted to Sergeant on February 1, 1863. Present or accounted for until wounded at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863. Rejoined the company in November-December, 1863, and present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

McGEE, ISAAC W., Private - Resided in Burke County and enlisted on November 25, 1863, for the war. No furdier records.

McGEE, JOHN S., Private - Previously served in Company K, 58th Regiment N.C. Troops. Transferred to this company on February 16, 1863, or March 31, 1863. Present or accounted for until captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, November 7, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred to Aiken's Landing, James River, Virginia, February 24, 1865, for exchange.

McGEE, JOHN W., Private - Enlisted in Virginia on November 1, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

McGEE, ROBERT S., Private - Previously served in Company K, 58th Regiment N.C. Troops. Transferred to this company on February 16, 1863, or March 31, 1863. Present or accounted for until captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, November 7, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, where he died February 25, 1865, of "pneumonia."

McGEE, WILLIAM HENRY, Corporal - Born in Yancey County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Mecklenburg County at age 21, May 28, 1861, for the war. Mustered in as Corporal. Died at Camp Fisher, Virginia, December 4, 1861, of "pneumonia."

McKINNEY, JAMES M., Private - Enlisted in Mitchell County at age 17, March 10, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Rejoined the company in November-December, 1862, and present or accounted for until wounded in the right side or in the head at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863. Captured at South Mountain, Maryland, July 4, 1863, and confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, until paroled and exchanged in February, 1865. Reported present with a detachment of paroled and exchanged pris oners at Camp Lee, near Richmond, Virginia, February 27,1865.

McKINNEY, M. A., Private - Captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 3,

1863, and confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, until transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, October 15-18, 1863. Paroled and transferred to Boulware's and Cox's Wharf, James River, Vir ginia, where he was received February 20-21, 1865, for exchange. No further records.

McKINNEY, MOSES J., 1st Sergeant - Born in Mitchell* or Yancey counties and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 24, June 15, 1861, for the war. Mustered in as Private and appointed Corporal on June 17, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Rejoined the company in January-February, 1863, and was promoted to Sergeant on February 1, 1863. Promoted to 1st Sergeant prior to July 1, 1863, when he was wounded in the breast at Get tysburg, Pennsylvania. Died at Gettysburg, July 2- 6, 1863, of wounds.

McNEILL, ALEXANDER, Private - Enlisted in Mitchell County at age 19, March 8, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted on March 27, 1863. Rejoined the company on December 26, 1863, and was reported "in arrest" through February, 1864. No further records.

McNEILL, ARCHIBALD H., Private - Enlisted in Mitchell County at age 23, March 8, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the throat at the second battle of Manassas, Virginia, August 29, 1862. Rejoined the company in November-December, 1862, and present or accounted for until he deserted on March 27,1863.

McNEILL, DANIEL, Private - Born in Yancey County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Mitchell County at age 24/26, March 8, 1862, for the war. Died at Ash-land, Virginia, May 9, 1862, of "measles."

McNEILL, JAMES, Private - Enlisted at Camp Vance on November 12, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for through February, 1864.

McNEILL, JOHN, Private - Enlisted in Mitchell County at age 21, March 8, 1862. for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted on March 27, 1863.

McPHERSON, WILLIAM H., Private - Resided in Cumberland County and enlisted in Wake County on October 13, 1864, for the war. Wounded in the neck at Petersburg, Virginia, March 25, 1865. Hospitalized at Petersburg where he was captured on April 3, 1865. Transferred to hospital at Point Lookout, Maryland, where he was admitted on May 12, 1865. Age given on hospital record as 25. Released at Point Lookout on July 7, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

MASON, J. R., Private Captured at Strasburg, Virginia, October 19, 1864, and sent to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. No further records.

MATHIS, WILLIAM, Private - Born in Washington County, Tennessee, and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 19, June 15, 1861, for the war. Wounded at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Wounded in the left foot at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 2, 1863. Captured at South Mountain, Maryland, July 3, 1863, and confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, until paroled and exchanged at City Point, Virginia, August 1, Died in McDowell County on February 12, Cause of death not reported.

MILLER, ANDERSON M., Private - Enlisted in Alamance County at age 25, June 15, 1861, for the war. Mustered in as Sergeant. Present or accounted for until wounded in the shoulder near Richmond, Virginia, July 1, 1862. Reduced to ranks on February 1, 1863, by reason of prolonged absence due to sickness. Died in Caldwell County on March 15, 1863, of "dysentery."

MOSES, THOMAS, Private - Enlisted in Burke County on September 22, 1862, for the war. Company muster rolls do not indicate whether he was present from the date of his enlistment through December, 1863; however, company muster roll dated January-February, 1864, states that he "joined from desertion" on January 15, 1864, and was now "in arres[t]." No further records.

MURDOCK, ROBERT H., Private - Born in Orange County and resided in Yancey County where he was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 31, June 27, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the right shoulder at Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 7, 1864. Rejoined the company in November-December, 1864, and present or accounted for until captured at Farmville, Virginia, April 6, 1865. Confined at Newport News, Virginia, mntil released on June 26, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

OAKS, SAMUEL C, Private - Born in Mitchell County* and was by occupation a farmer prior to. enlisting in Alamance County at age 24, June 24, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until discharged at Camp Fisher, Virginia, October 30, 1861, by reason of "phthisis pulmonalis and rheumatism."

OLIVER, JOHN, Private - Enlisted in Burke County on November 18, 1864, for the war. Paroled at Salisbury on May 25, 1865.

OLLIS, ALEXANDER, Private - Place and date of enlistment not reported. Captured near Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, July 11, 1864, and confined at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D.C., until transferred to Elmira, New York, July 23, 1864. Paroled at Elmira and transferred to James River, Virginia, February 20, 1865, for exchange. Admitted to hospital at Richmond, Virginia, March 3, 1865, and was furloughed for 30 days on March 9, 1865.

OLLIS, ALEXANDER S., Private - Born in Yancey County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 18, June 17, 1861, for the war. Discharged at Camp Fisher, Virginia, December 10, 1861, by reason of "rigid flexion of the right leg from myotitis (incited probably by an injury in early life)."

OLLIS, JAMES N., Private - Resided in Yancey County and enlisted in Lenoir County on March 1, 1864, for the war. Company muster rolls indicate that he deserted at Woodstock, Virginia, November 10, 1864; however, records of the Federal Provost Marshal indicate that he was captured at Farmville, Virginia, April 6, 1865, and was confined at Newport News, Virginia, until released on June 26, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

OLLIS, JOHN LEONARD, Private - Enlisted in Burke County on August 16, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Rejoined the company in January-February, 1863, but deserted on July 23, 1863. Records of the Federal Provost Marshal indicate that he was a deserter who was received at Fort Mifflin, Pennsylvania, August 17, 1864, and who was released on September 2, 1864, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

OLLIS, JOSEPH M., Private - Enlisted in Lenoir County on March 1, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted at Woodstock, Virginia, November 10, 1864.

OLLIS, NELSON, Private - Enlisted in Lenoir County on February 27, 1864, for the war. No further records.

OLLIS, THOMAS L., Private - Born in Yancey County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 18, June 17, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the left shoulder at the second battle of Manassas, Virginia, August 29, 1862. Rejoined the company in January-February, 1863. Present or accounted for until retired to the Invalid Corps on October 12, 1864.

OLLIS, WILLIAM H., Private - Born in Yancey County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 20, June 15, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the left ankle at Malvern Hill, Virginia, July 1, 1862. Rejoined the company in January-February, 1863, and present or accounted for until reported "missing in action" at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, November 7, 1863.

PAINTER, LEWIS S., Private - Enlisted at Camp Vance on October 1, 1864, for the war. Captured at Strasburg, Virginia, October 19, 1864, and confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 3, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

PARKER, DANIEL W., Private - Enlisted in Burke County on August 16, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, November 7, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, where he died on January 5, 1865, of "acute diarrhoea."

PASTER, L. S., Private - Captured at Strasburg, Virginia, October 19, 1864, and confined at Point Lookout, Maryland. Records of the Federal Provost Marshal indicate that he was released on June 3, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance; however, the entry relative to his release was cancelled. No further records.

PEELER, RICHARD PETER, Private - Born in Rutherford County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 18, June 15, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the back and in the index finger of the left hand at Malvern Hill, Virginia, July 1, 1862. Rejoined the company in March-May, 1863, but deserted on May 20, 1863. Rejoined the company on October 1, 1863, and was reported "in arrest" through Febru ary, 1864. Wounded at Plymouth on April 20, 1864, and was reported absent wounded until November 14, 1864, when he was retired to the Invalid Corps by reason of total disability.

PENDLEY, MERRIT B., 1st Sergeant - Born in Burke County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting at age 31, June 15, 1861, for the war. Mustered in as Private and appointed Corporal on September 30, 1861. Promoted to Sergeant on June 17, 1862, and promoted to 1st Ser geant on February 1, 1863. Present or accounted for until wounded in the thigh and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863. Died in hospital at Gettysburg on September 18, 1863, of wounds.

PHILLIPS, J. TARPLEY, Private - Born in Yancey County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Mitchell County at age 20, March 18, 1862, for the war. Died at Ashland, Virginia, May 2, 1862, of "measles."

PITMAN, R. G., Private - Enlisted at Camp Holmes on March 15, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

POOL, FELIX, Private - Resided in Randolph County and enlisted at Camp Stokes on December 1, 1864, for the war. Captured near Petersburg, Virginia, March 25, 1865, and confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 17, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

POWELL, JOHN B., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 19, February 15, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured near Sharpsburg, Maryland, June 27-28, 1863. Confined at Fort McHenry, Maryland, until transferred to Fort Delaware, Delaware, July 7- 12, 1863. Died at Fort Delaware on April 1, 1864, of "diarrhoea chronic."

RAMSEY, LABAN F., Private - Born in Burke County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting at age 19, March 14, 1862, for the war. Died at Ashland, Virginia, in May, 1862, of "measles."

RAMSEY, NOTAIN, Private - Born in Burke County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting at age 22, March 14, 1862, for the war. Died at Ashland, Virginia, April 20, 1862, of "measles."

RATHBONE, JAMES H., Private - Born in Yancey or Burke counties and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Mecklenburg County at age 21, May 28, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted on September 18, 1861. Rejoined the company on October 20, 1861, and was reported "in confinement" through February, 1862. Transferred to the regimental band on December 6, 1862.

RATHBONE, THOMAS, Private - Born in Yancey or McDowell* counties and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Mitchell County at age 28, March 11, 1862, for the war. Died at Ashland, Virginia, April 17, 1862, of "measles."

RAY, JACOB, Private - Born at Newberry, South Carolina, and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 44, June 27, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted on May 20, 1863.

ROBERSON, JAMES A., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 30, September 22, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted on March 18, 1863. "Arrested as a deserter" on April 1, 1863, and rejoined the company prior to November 1, 1863. Captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, November 7, and confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, where he died on February 16, 1865, of "chronic diarrhoea."

ROBERSON, JOHN W., Private - Born in Yancey County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Mitchell County at age 27, March 8, 1862, for the war. Died at Ashland, Virginia, April 28, 1862, of "measles."

ROBERSON, MARTIN V. B., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 25, March 8, 1862, for the war. Reported absent sick from August 7, 1862, through December, 1864. Admitted to hospital at Danville, Virginia, on or about March 18, 1865, with "rheumatismus chronicus" but was returned to duty March 25, 1865.

ROBERSON, N. M., Private - Paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865. No further records.

ROBERSON, WILBURN A., Corporal - Resided in Yancey County and enlisted in Burke County at age 17, March 10, 1862, for the war. Mustered in as Private. Present or accounted for until wounded in the leg and back at Malvern Hill, Virginia, July 1, 1862. Rejoined the company prior to November 1, 1862- Promoted to Corporal on February 1, 1863. Present or accounted for until wounded in the side at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-2, 1863. Captured at South Mountain, Maryland, July 4, 1863, and confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, until released on June 19, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

ROBERTS, JOHN R., Private - Born in Yancey or Mitchell* counties and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 20, June 15, 1861, for the war. Wounded at the first battle of Manassas, Virginia, July 21, 1861. Rejoined the company in November-December, 1861, and present or accounted for until discharged at camp near Richmond, Virginia, July 20, 1862, by reason of "phthisis pulmonalis." Died at Lynchburg, Virginia, August 29, 1862, of "peritonitis."

ROBINSON, JOHN A., Private - Resided in Burke County and was by occupation a blacksmith prior to enlisting in Mecklenburg County at age 22, May 28, 1861, for the war. Transferred to Company D of this regiment in June, 1861.

ROHM, ISAAC, Private - Enlisted on March 1, 1863, for the war. Records of the Federal Provost Marshal indicate that he was a prisoner or a deserter who was confined at Fort Mifflin, Pennsylvania, August 17, 1864. Released at Fort Mifflin on September 2, 1864, after taking the Oath of Allegiance. North Carolina pension records indicate that he died in Maryland on April 1, 1865. Cause of death not reported.

ROSE, LEVI, Private - Born in Yancey or Mitchell* counties and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 20, June 27, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until reported missing in action at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 2, 1863. A register of deceased soldiers dated December 29, 1864, states that he died in hospital at Petersburg, Virginia. Date and cause of death not reported.

SATTERLEE, E., Private - A hospital record dated March 2, 1865, indicates that he enlisted in April, 1861; however, company records do not indicate that he served in this company. Captured in hospital at Richmond, Virginia, April 3, 1865.

SCARBOROUGH, JOHN R., Private - Resided in Montgomery County and enlisted at Camp Holmes on March 10, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Farm-ville, Virginia, April 6, 1865. Confined at Newport News, Virginia, until released on June 26, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

SELF, WILLIAM R., Corporal - Place and date of enlistment not reported. Captured at Winchester, Virginia, July 20, 1864, and confined at Camp Chase, Ohio, until paroled and transferred to Boulware's and Cox's Wharf, James River, Virginia, where he was received March 10-12, 1865, for exchange.

SELLERS, WILLIAM, Private - Enlisted at Brandy Station, Virginia, November 1, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded at Winchester, Virginia, September 19, 1864. Reported absent wounded through Decem ber, 1864.

SHEETS, ENOCH M., Private - Enlisted at Camp Vance on September 15, 1864, for the war. Reported "missing in action" on October 19, 1864, but company muster roll dated November-December, 1864, states that he was present. North Carolina pension records indicate that he was wounded at Hatcher's Run, Virginia, February 7, 1865.

SHEETS, WILEY, Private - Captured at Strasburg, Virginia, October 19, 1864, and confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred to Cox's Landing, James River, Virginia, where he was received February 14-15, 1865, for exchange.

SILVER, DAVID R., Private - Born in Yancey or Mitchell counties* and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 29, June 15, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the leg at Malvern Hill, Virginia, July 1, 1862. Rejoined the company prior to November 1, 1862, and present or accounted for until discharged on

August 15, 1863, by reason of promotion to 2nd Lieutenant in Company K, 58th Regiment N.C. Troops.

SINGLETON, H. WALTER, Private - Born in Mitchell County* where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 18, June 24, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded at the second battle of Manassas, Virginia, August 29, 1862. Rejoined the company prior to January 1, 1863, and present or accounted for until wounded in the left shoulder and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 2, 1863. Confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, until released on June 19, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

SINGLETON, KENNETH R., Private Born in Yancey County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 23, June 15, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded at the second battle of Manassas, Virginia, August 30, 1862. Rejoined the company prior to January 1, 1863, and present or accounted for until killed in action at Somerville Ford, Virginia, September 17, 1863.

SISK., J. OLIVER, Private - Resided in Rutherford County and enlisted in Burke County at age 21, March 17, 1862, for the war. Wounded in the head at Malvern Hill, Virginia, July 1, 1862. Rejoined the company prior to November 1, 1862, and present or accounted for until wounded in the left diigh and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-4, Confined in hospital at Davids Island, New York Harbor, until paroled and transferred to City Point, Virginia, where he was received on August 28, 1863, for exchange. Reported absent wounded through December, 1863, and reported absent on detached service through October, 1864. Rejoined the company in November-December, 1864, and was captured at Burkeville, Virginia, April 6, 1865. Confined at Newport News, Virginia, until released on June 30, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

SLAGLE, McCURRY, Private - Born in Yancey County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 18, June 15, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted near Manassas, Virginia, August 30, 1862. Rejoined the company on April 14, 1863, and present or accounted for until captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, November 7, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred to Aiken's Landing, James River, Virginia, where he was received February 25-March 3, 1865, for exchange.

SMALLWOOD, JACOB H., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 26, March 5, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the arm and breast and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 2, 1861 Died in hospital at Gettysburg on July 29, 1863.

SMITH, JOHN, Private - Resided in Burke County and enlisted in Mecklenburg County at age 21, May 28, 1861, for the war. Transferred to Company D of this regiment in June, 1861.

SORRELS, JOSHUA M., Private - Born in Burke County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 19, June 15, 1861, for the war. Wounded at the first battle of Manassas, Virginia, July 21, 1861, and was discharged on August 26, 1861, by reason of wounds.

SPARKS, JAMES T., Private - Born in Surry County and resided in Yadkin County where he was by occupation a stonemason prior to enlisting in Mecklenburg County at age 26, May 28, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the left hip at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31-June 1, 1862. Rejoined the company prior to May 12, 1863, and present or accounted for until captured near Petersburg, Virginia, March 25, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 20, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

SPARKS, SAMUEL B., Private - Previously served in Company K, 65th Regiment N.C. Troops (6th Regiment N.C. Cavalry). Transferred to this company on April 10, 1864. Captured at Winchester, Virginia, September 19, 1864, and confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and exchanged at Venus Point, Savannah River, Georgia, November 15, 1864.

STARLING, J. W. A., Private - Enlisted at Camp Stokes on November 3, 1864, for the war. Deserted to the enemy on or about March 26, 1865. Released and was furnished transportation to Hamilton County, Indiana, on or about March 30, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

STEPHENSON, JAMES C, Private - Born in Iredell County and resided in Burke County where he was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 29, June 15, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Died July 2, 1862, of wounds. Place of death not reported.

STEWART, CHARLES D., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 32, August 16, for the war. Detailed as a teamster in the Quartermaster Department from February 8,

  1. through October, 1864. Discharged February 23, 1865, by reason of being elected a commissioned officer.

STONE, E. J., Private - Enlisted at Camp Vance on August 15, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

SUTTLES, ISAAC, Private - Place and date of enlistment not reported. Wounded at Plymouth on April 20, 1864, and reported absent wounded through December, 1864.

TALLEY, WILLIAM, Private - Enlisted at Camp Stokes on November 1, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for through December, 1864.

TAYLOR, S. D., Private - Paroled at Morganton on May 29, 1865. No further records.

THOMAS, JACOB, Private - Born in Mitchell County* and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 18, June 27, 1861, for the war. Wounded at the first battle of Manassas, Virginia, July 21, 1861. Rejoined the company in November- December, 1861, and present or accounted for until wounded in the right thigh at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 2, 1863. Reported absent wounded through December, 1864.

TOLLEY, DAVID, Private - Enlisted in Mitchell County at age 23, March 7, 1862. for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, November 7, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on March 14, 1864, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

VANCE, GASTON, Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 18, August 16, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for through December, 1864; however, he was reported absent sick during much of that period.

VANCE, TILLMAN, Private Born at Johnston, Tennessee, and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Mecklenburg County at age 26, May 28, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, November 7, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred to Aiken's Landing, James River, Virginia, where he was received February 25-March 3, 1865, for exchange.

WARLICK, KENNETH H., Private - Born in Burke County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 19, June 15, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted on May 20, 1863. Rejoined the company on December 1, 1863, and was reported "in arrest" through February, 1864. Deserted again prior to October 16, 1864, when he "joined from desertion." Reported "missing in action" October 19, 1864, but was reported "in arrest" in December, 1864. Name appears on a court-martial record dated January 17, 1865.

WATTS, WILLIAM D., Private - Enlisted in Burke County at age 32, March 17, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until he deserted on April 11, 1863. Rejoined the company on November 11, 1863, and present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

WHETSTINE, LAWSON A., Private - Born in Lincoln County and resided in Burke County where he was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Burke County at age 40, March 16, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until discharged at camp near Fredericksburg, Virginia, March 24, 186S, by reason of "chronic rheumatism."

WHISENHUNT, JOHN, Private - Born in Burke County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Burke County at age 27, March 5, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until discharged at camp near Richmond, Virginia, July 23, 1862, by reason of "anemia resulting from chronic disease, as well as mental incapacity for military service." Company muster rolls indicate that he was present or accounted for until he deserted on May 20, 1863. Rejoined the company on December 1, 1863, and present or accounted for until paroled at Farmville, Virginia, April 11-21, 1865.

WHISENHUNT, NOAH, Private - Born in Randolph County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 40, June 15, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for through December, 1864.

WHISENHUNT, THOMAS, Private - Born in Burke County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Burke County at age 33, September 22, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until mortally wounded at Fredericksburg, Virginia, May 4, 1863. Place and date of death not reported.

WHISENHUNT, WILLIAM M., Private - Enlisted in Virginia at age 37, February 8, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Fredericksburg, Virginia, May 3, 1863. Confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, until paroled and transferred to City Point, Virginia, where he was received on May 23, 1863, for exchange. Reported absent sick through October, 1863, but rejoined the company prior to November 7, 1863, when he was captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, where he died December 9, 1863, of "typhoid fever."

WHISSENHUNT, ALEXANDER BRANSON ----------------- Enlisted in the spring of 1862 for the war. Mortally wounded near Culpeper Court House, Virginia, in 1863. No further records.

WHISTENHUNT, EPHRAIM, Private - Born in Burke County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Burke County at age 20, February 14, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until he died in camp near Richmond, Virginia, September 6, 1862, of "fever."

WILES, Private - Enlisted at Camp Vance on October 1, 1864, for

the war. Reported "missing in action" on October 19, 1864.

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM, Private - Resided in Burke County and enlisted at Camp Vance on March 1, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Farmville, Virginia, April 6, 1865. Confined at Newport News, Virginia, until released on June 26, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

WILLIS, BENJAMIN, Private Enlisted in Mitchell County at age 28, March 10, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, November 7, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred to Aiken's Landing, James River, Virginia, where he was received February 25-March 3, 1865, for exchange.

WILLIS, ELI, Private - Enlisted in Mitchell County at age 36, March 7, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Leesburg, Virginia, where he was paroled on October 2, 1862. Rejoined the company in November-December, 1862, but deserted on March 18, 1863.

WILLIS, HENRY L., Private - Born in Yancey County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Mitchell County at age 26, March 7, 1862, for the war. Killed at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862.

WILLIS, JAMES, Private - Born in Mitchell or Yancey counties* and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Mitchell County at age 31, March 8, 1862, for the war. Died at Ashland, Virginia, April 20, 1862, of "measles."

WISE, J. NEWTON, Private - Enlisted in Lenoir County on March 16, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

WISE, THOMAS JASPER, Private - Born in Mitchell County* and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 18, June 24, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the right arm at Sayler's Creek, Virginia, April 6, 1865. Hospitalized at Farmville, Virginia, where he was captured and paroled April 11-21, 1865.

WISEMAN, AARON A., Corporal - Born in Yancey County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 20, June 15, 1861, for the war. Mustered in as Corporal. Present or accounted for until he died at Camp Jones, Virginia, September 25, 1861, of "measles" and/or "febris congestiva."

WISEMAN, ENSOR C, Private - Born in Yancey County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Mecklenburg County at age 21, May 28, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Reported absent wounded until transferred to Company A, 58th Regiment N.C. Troops on March 31, 1863.

WISEMAN, JOHN, Private - Resided in Mitchell County and enlisted at Camp Vance on October 4, 1863, for the war. Deserted to the enemy on or about November 19, 1863, and was confined at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D.C., until released on March 1, 1864, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

WISEMAN, JOHN A. Mc, Private - Resided in Yancey County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 26, June 15, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the right arm at the second battle of Manassas, Virginia, May 29, 1862. Detailed as a nurse from April 25, 1863, through February, 1864, by reason of wounds. Retired to the Invalid Corps prior to January 1, 1865, and was stationed at Salisbury.

WISEMAN, THOMAS, Sergeant - Born in Yancey County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Mecklenburg County at age 21, May 28, 1861, for the war. Mustered in as Private. Present or accounted for until captured at "Cumberland Gap" on September 14, 1862. Confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, until paroled and transferred to Aiken's Landing, James River, Virginia, October 2, 1862, for exchange. Declared exchanged at Aiken's Landing on November 10, 1862. Rejoined the company prior to January 1, 1863, and was promoted to Corporal on July 1, 1863. Promoted to Sergeant in March-September, 1864. Present or accounted for until wounded in the neck and captured at Winchester, Virginia, September 19, 1864. Died in hospital at Winchester on September 21, 1864, of "suffocation from internal hoemorrhage."

WISEMAN, WILLIAM HENRY, Private - Born in Yancey County and resided in Mitchell County where he was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 20, June 15, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until discharged on or about October 21, 1862, by reason of being elected 2nd Lieutenant of Company A, 58th Regiment N.C. Troops.

WOOD, J. OLIVER, Private - Previously served in Company H, 1st (Ramsey's) Georgia Infantry. Enlisted in this company at Winchester, Virginia, February 16, 1862, for the war. Died at Fredericksburg, Virginia, April 10, 1862, of "pneumonia."

WOOD, JOHN A., Private - Born at "Johnston," Tennessee, and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Mecklenburg County at age 20, May 28, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until he died at Fredericksburg, Virginia, March 1, 1862, of "tytphoid] fever."

WOODY, JIMMERSON M., Private - Resided in Yancey County and enlisted in Mitchell County at age 30, May 8, 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 hospital at Davids Island, New York Harbor, July 17-24, 1863. Paroled at Davids Island and transferred to City Point, Virginia, where he was received on September 16, 1863, for exchange. Rejoined the company in January-February, 1864, and present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

WOODY, WILLIAM M., Private - Born in Yancey County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Mitchell County at age 25, March 8, 1862, for the war. Died at Ashland, Virginia, May 10, 1862, of "measles."

WRIGHT, THOMPSON W., Sergeant - Born in Yancey County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 20, June 15, 1861, for the war. Mustered in as Private and promoted to Corporal on July 1, 1863. Present or accounted for until wounded in the knee at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863. Rejoined the company prior to September 1, 1863, when he was promoted to Sergeant. Present or accounted for until captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, November 7, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred to Cox's Landing, James River, Virginia, where he was received February 14-15, 1865, for exchange.

YOUNG, SAMUEL, Private - Born in McDowell County where he enlisted at age 18, April 23, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the thigh at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 2, 1863. Rejoined the company in January-February, 1864, but died at Washington, North Carolina, May 22, 1864, of disease.

YOUNT, ANDREW, Private - Enlisted at Petersburg, Virginia, May 18, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.


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. 4, pg. 305-317].
 


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