Hertford County's Civil War Soldiers
The Civil War ~ One Nation Divided ...
Some Important Civil War Events:
The First Battle at Bull Run -
Grant captures 14,000 Confederate soldiers at Fort Donelson -
Farragut takes New Orleans -
Union victory at Antietam -
The Emancipation Proclamation -
Sherman marches into Georgia -
Lincoln Reelected -
Confederate government evacuates Richmond -
Surrender at Appomattox -
Pvt. Bryant MITCHELL, Blacksmith, 17th
Regiment, Co. D, North Carolina Troops. Gen. WHITING assigned him as
blacksmith to the citizens of Hertford County, NC, from 1 March 1864 to 1
October 1864. He lived and died in Hertford County, but may have been born
Generously contributed to the Hertford
County Archives by: G-Granddaughter Raymond Parker Fouts
Click Here for an Example of Hertford County
Confederate Soldiers Military Records:
These are the military records of: Joseph
Willoughby, Confederate Army - North Carolina. Enlisted in Hertford
County, NC - March 14, 1862 - 30 years of age. Rank in Pvt. - Rank out
Pvt. Served with the 17 N.C. Infantry - (2d. Organization) - Company "D"
[Gratitude to: Bill Williams for this contribution.]
Civil War Veterans from Hertford,
Nothampton, and Southampton (VA) Counties at old
Buckhorn Baptist Church 1880
Gratefully Acknowledging: E. Frank Stephenson, Jr., & The
Murfreesboro Historical Association, Inc.
Obtaining your Ancestors Civil War
NARA Genealogy Research Access to Military
Service and Pension Records.
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North Carolina State Archives
To obtain North Carolina
Pension Records and other information that may be
available regarding your Civil War Ancestor.
Bits of Blue and Gray
An American Civil War
Notebook. Great site with many noteworthy
Civil War files
The Past Whispers
A remarkable collection of
Civil War information and a wonderful window into
lives of our ancestors living through those difficult days.
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