Catawba County, NC Soldiers Buried at
Woodlawn National Cemetery
Elmira, NY

 

All gravestone photographs on this page are through the courtesy of Mary Raye  Casper
who traveled to Woodlawn to take these pictures for this page . We thank her immensely.


 

BEATTY, CEPHUS, Private - 18th Regiment, Co A - Resided in Catawba County where he enlisted at age 25, August 14, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, May 12, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until transferred to Elmira, New York, August 3, 1864. Died at Elmira on February 23, 1865, of "chronic diarrhoea." [NCT-6:310]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 2255 (misidentified as being from SC)

 

BENFIELD, RILEY A., Private - 32nd Regiment, Co F - Enlisted at Camp Holmes, near Raleigh, February 29, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, on or about May 10, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, May 18, 1864. Transferred to Elmira, New York, August 3, 1864. Died at Elmira on February 25, 1865, of "variola." [NCT-9:57]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 2284
(misidentified as Co. I, 52nd NC)

 

BOWMAN, JONAS, Private - 32nd Regiment, Co E - Resided in Alexander County and enlisted in Catawba County at age 19, September 12, 1861. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, May 10, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, May 18, 1864. Transferred to Elmira, New York, August 3, 1864. Died at Elmira on September 12, 1864, of "chronic diarrhoea." [NCT-9:47]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - NOT FOUND

 

BROWN, PETER A., Private - 18th Regiment, Co A - Enlisted in Catawba or Iredell counties on September 8, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 2, 1863. Returned to duty in September, 1863-February, 1864, and was present or accounted for until captured at .Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, May 12, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until transferred to Elmira, New York, August 3, 1864. Died at Elmira on January 31, 1865, of "pneumonia." [NCT-6:310

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 1783

 

DEAL, M. M., Private - 12th Regiment, Co A - Enlisted in Catawba County on November 1, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured near Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, May 12, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until transferred to Elmira, New York, August 10, 1864. Died at Elmira on April 20, 1865, of "pneumonia." [NCT-5:121]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 1380

 

 

HEDRICK, LEVI H., Private - 32nd Regiment, Co E - Resided in Catawba County where he enlisted at age 37, March 31, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, on or about May 10, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, May 18, 1864. Transferred to Elmira, New York, August 3, 1864. Died at Elmira on January 14, 1865, of "chronic diarrhoea." [NCT-9:50]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 1470 (Identified as Levi Hendrick)

 

HERMAN, ABEL, Private - 28th Regiment, Co C - Born in Catawba County where he resided prior to enlisting in Catawba County on August 13, 1861. Wounded at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 2-3, 1863. Returned to duty prior to July 14, 1863, when he was captured at Falling Waters. Maryland Confined at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D.C., until transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, August 8, 1863. Transferred to Elmira, New York, August 16, 1864. Died at Elmira on September 12, 1864, of "chronic diarrhoea." [NCT-8:145]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 186

 

HUITT, A. M., Private - 32nd Regiment, Co E - Resided in Catawba County where he enlisted at age 37, March 31, 1863, for the war, Present or accounted for until wounded in the ankle and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-4, 1863. Hospitalized at Gettysburg. Transferred to hospital at Davids Island, New York Harbor, on or about July 17, 1863. Paroled at Davids Island and transferred to City Point, Virginia, where he was received on September 8, 1863, for exchange. Returned to duty prior to May 10, 1864, when he was captured at or near Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, May 18, 1864. Transferred to Elmira, New York, August 3, 1864. Died at Elmira on February 28, 1865, of "chro[nic] diarrhoea." [NCT-9:50]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 2143

 

LAEL, CICERO, Private - 28th Regiment, Co C - Resided in Catawba County where he enlisted at age 19, March 15, 1862. Wounded at Ox Hill, Virginia, September 1, 1862. Returned to duty prior to November 1, 1862. Wounded and captured at Gravel Hill, Virginia, on or about July 28, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until transferred to Elmira, New York, August 8, 1864. Died at Elmira on January 4, 1865, of "pneumonia." [NCT-8:147]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 1262

 

LINEBARGER, AVERY P., Private - 28th Regiment, Co C - Resided in Catawba County where he enlisted at age 18, March 15, 1862. Wounded at Shepherdstown, Virginia, September 20, 1862. Returned to duty prior to January 1, 1863. Captured at or near Deep Bottom, Virginia, on or about July 27, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until transferred to Elmira, New York, August 16, 1864. Died at Elmira on September 21, 1864, of "typhoid fever." [NCT-8:147]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 494

 

LOVE, HEARTFORD S., Private - 18th Regiment, Co A - Enlisted in Catawba County at age 46, September 8, 1862, for the war as a substitute. Present or accounted for until captured at Wilderness, Virginia, May 6, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until transferred to Elmira, New York, August 10, 1864. Died at Elmira on December 16, 1864, of "pneumonia." [NCT-6:316]]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 1059

 

MULL, JOHN M., Private - 55th Regiment, Co F - Born in Catawba County* where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Cleveland County at age 32, May 3, 1862, for the war. Mustered in as Private. Reported present in June, 1862. Appointed Musician prior to September 1, 1862. Reduced to ranks in January-October, 1863. Captured at Wilderness, Virginia, May 5, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, May 17, 1864. Transferred to Elmira, New York, July 27, 1864. Died at Elmira on June 20, 1865, of "chro[nic] diarrhoea." [NCT-13:492/P325]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 2810

 

ODOM, ALFRED, Private - 32nd Regiment, Co F - Enlisted at Camp Holmes, near Raleigh, March 10, 1864, for the war. Captured at or near Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, on or about May 10, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, May 18, 1864. Transferred to Elmira, New York, August 3, 1864. Died at Elmira on November 20, 1864, of "chron[ic] diarrhoea." [NCT-9:62]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 949

 

PARKER, JAMES P., Private - 23rd Regiment, Co A - Resided in Catawba County and enlisted in Iredell County on September 6, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, May 12, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until transferred to Elmira, New York, August 10, 1864. Died at Elmira on September 18, 1864, of "chronic bronchitis." [NCT-7:152]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 156
(Misidentified as being in Co. K)

 

SHERRILL, NICHOLAS, Private - 32nd Regiment, Co F - Resided in Catawba County where he enlisted at age 20, August 14, 1861. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, on or about May 10, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, May 18, 1864. Transferred to Elmira, New York, August 3, 1864. Died at Elmira on March 29, 1865, of "chronic diarrhoea." [NCT-9:6]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 2538

 

SHOOK, HENRY, Private - 18th Regiment, Co A -Resided in Catawba County where he enlisted at age 28, August 14, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, May 12, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until transferred to Elmira, New York, August 3, 1864. Died at Elmira on August 16, 1864, of "pneumonia." [NCT-6:319]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 24

 

 

SIGMAN, MARTIN M., Private - 28th Regiment, Co C - Resided in Catawba County where he enlisted on March 15, 1862. Wounded at Cedar Mountain, Virginia, August 9, 1862. Returned to duty prior to January 1, 1863. Captured at Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, May 12, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until transferred to Elmira, New York, August 10, 1864. Died at Elmira on November 14, 1864, of "chronic diarrhoea." [NCT-8:150]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 809

 

SIMMONS, NOAH, Private - 28th Regiment, Co C - Resided in Catawba County where he enlisted on March 14, 1863, for the war. Captured at Wilderness, Virginia, May 12, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until transferred to Elmira, New York, August 10, 1864. Died at Elmira on April 10, 1865, of "chro[nic] diarr[hoea]." [NCT-8:151]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 2672
(Misidentified as "H. Simmons")

 

SMYER, JOHN W. L., Private - 46th Regiment, Co K, Enlisted at Camp Vance on October 7, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded at Wilderness, Virginia, on or about May 5, 1864. Returned to duty prior to July 1, 1864. Captured (or deserted to the enemy) near Petersburg, Virginia. on or about July 29, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout. Maryland, August 5. 1864. Transferred to Elmira, New York, August 8, 1864. Died at Elmira on March 6, 1865, of "diarrhoea." [NCT-11:237]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 1963

 

STARNS, DAVID A., Private - 18th Regiment, Co A - Resided in Catawba County where he enlisted at age 24, August 14, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the eye and/or face at Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 13, 1862. Returned to duty on February 10, 1863, and was present or accounted for until captured at Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, May 12, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until transferred to Elmira, New York, August 3, 1864. Died at Elmira on October 18, 1864, of "chronic diarrhoea." [NCT-6:320]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 678

 

WILKINSON, WILLIAM H., Private - 32nd Regiment, Co E - Resided in Catawba County where he enlisted at age 30, October 9, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the foot and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-5, 1863. Hospitalized at Gettysburg. Transferred to hospital at Davids Island, New York Harbor, on or about July 23, 1863. Paroled at Davids Island and transferred to City Point, Virginia, where he was received on September 8, 1863, for exchange. Returned to duty subsequent to December 31, 1863. Captured at or near Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, on or about May 10, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, May 18, 1864. Transferred to Elmira, New York, August 31 1864. Died at Elmira on February 16, 1865, of "pneumonia." [NCT-9:54]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 2211


LEGEND:
[NCT]: North Carolina Troops-A Roster 1861-1865, NC Archives, Raleigh, NC (publ. 1963-2002) 15 volumes

[Marker photographs by Mary Raye Casper - all rights reserved]


Derick S. Hartshorn - 2008
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