Company B, 23rd REGIMENT,N.C. TROOPS

 

Company B, 23rd Regiment N. C. Troops

This company, known as the "Hog Hill Guards." was raised in Lincoln County and enlisted in Lincolnton on May 23, 1861. It was then mustered into state service and assigned to this regiment as Company B. After joining the regiment the company functioned as a part of the regiment, and its history for the war period is reported 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 January-March, 1862. and March-December, 1864. No company muster rolls were found for May-December, 1861; April, 1862-Eebruarv, 1864; or for the period after December. 1864. In addition to the company muster rolls, company returns. Roll of Honor records, receipt rolls, hospital records, prisoner of war records, and other primary records, supplemented by state pension implications, United Daughters of the Confederacy records, and postwar rosters and histories, all provided useful information.

OFFICERS

CAPTAINS

SEAGLE, GEORGE W., Resided in Lincoln County and enlisted at age 31. Elected Captain on May 23, 1861. Present or accounted, for until wounded at Williamsburg, Virginia, May 5, 1862. Defeated for reelection on or about May 10, 1862.

SHUFORD, SIDNEY A., Born in Lincoln County and resided in Gaston County prior to enlisting at age 22. Elected 3rd Lieutenant on May 23, 1861, and was elected Captain on or about May 10, 1862. Present or accounted for until killed at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862.

HUNTER, GEORGE W., Previously served as 1st Lieutenant in Company K of this regiment. Elected Captain of this company on or about August 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3. 1863. Died in hospital at Charlotte on or about July 14, 1863, of wounds. "A brave & gallant officer."

LIEUTENANTS

HINES, MOSES M., 2nd Lieutenant, Previously' served as Private in Company K, 1st Regiment N.C. Infantry (6 months, 1861). Enlisted in this company in Lincoln County on March 15. 1862. Mustered in as Private and was promoted to Sergeant on May 10, 1862. Appointed 2nd Lieutenant on or about November- 20, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded in the left thigh and captured at Gettysburg. Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863. Hospitalized at Chester. Pennsylvania, until transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, where he arrived on October 4. 1863. Exchanged on or about March 3. 1864. Returned to duty prior to September 19. 1864. when he was captured at Winchester, Virginia. Confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, until released on June 10, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

.JOHNSTON, LEONIDAS, 2nd Lieutenant, Resided in Lincoln County and enlisted at age 22. Elected 2nd Lieutenant on May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until he was defeated for reelection on or about May 10, 1862.

SEAGLE, THOMAS J., 1st Lieutenant, Resided it Lincoln County and enlisted at age 35. Elected 1st Lieutenant on May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until he was defeated for reelection on or about May 10, 1862.

SHUFORD MARTIN H., 1st Lieutenant, Resided in Gaston County and enlisted in Lincoln County at age 20, May 23, 1861. Mustered in as Corporal and was promoted to Sergeant on March 1, 1862. Promoted to 1st Sergeant prior to April 1, 1862, and was elected 1st Lieutenant on or about May 10, Present or accounted for until wounded in the elbow and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863. Hospitalized at Gettysburg and at Baltimore, Maryland, until transferred to Chester, Pennsylvania, where he was hospitalized on July 26, 1863. Transferred to Johnson's Island, Ohio, August 31, 1863. Confined at Johnson's Island until paroled and transferred to Cox's Wharf, James River, Virginia, where he was received March 22, 1865, for exchange.

SLOAN, WILLIAM B., 2nd Lieutenant, Resided in Mecklenburg County and enlisted in Lincoln County at age 28, May 23, 1861. Mustered in as Sergeant and was elected 2nd Lieutenant on or about May 10, 1862. Present or accounted for until he resigned on August 2, 1862. Reason he resigned not reported.

THOMPSON, WILLIAM A., 2nd Lieutenant, Resided in Lincoln County where he was by occupation a physician prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 31, May 23, 1861. Mustered in as Private and was promoted to Corporal prior to March 1. 1862. Elected 2nd Lieutenant on or about May 10. 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 1-4, 1863. Returned to duty prior to May 9, 1864. when he was wounded at Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia. Reported absent wounded until he resigned on August 18, 1864, in order to take up the practice of medicine in Lincoln and Cumberland counties. [His letter of resignation is accompanied by a petition signed by citizens of Lincoln and Cumberland counties which requests that he be discharged because he was "the only practicing physician in this vicinity."]

NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND PRIVATES

ANDREWS. WILBUR, Private, Place and date of enlistment not reported. Captured at or near Frederick. Maryland, on or about October 9. 1862. Confined at Fort McHenry. Maryland, until paroled and transferred to Aiken's Landing. James River. Virginia, on or about November 6, 1862, for exchange. Declared exchanged at Aiken's Landing on November 10, 1862.

BAKER, ALFRED J., Place and dale of enlistment not reported. Died prior to November 14, 1864. No further records.

BAKER, JEFFERSON A., Private, Resided in Gaston County and enlisted in Lincoln County at age I 7, March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until killed at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862.

BARRIER, S. W., Corporal, Place and date of enlistment not reported. Promotion record not reported. Wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863. Reported in hospital at Gettysburg on August 10, 1863. No further records.

BEAL, JILES B, Private, Previously served in Company D of this regiment. Enlisted in this company on October 17. 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for through December, 1864. Detailed for hospital duty at Danville, Virginia, on an unspecified date. Reported absent on detail through April 9. 1865.

BELL, CEPHAS, Private, Born in Gaston County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 15, March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until discharged on September 28, 1862, by reason of "debility and youth."

BISANER, WILLIAM H., Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 22, March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until captured at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863. Confined at Washington, D.C., until paroled and transferred to City Point, Virginia, where he was received on May 13, 1863, for exchange. Returned to duty prior to May 19, 1864, when he was wounded in the breast at Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia. Returned to duty in November-December, 1864, and was present or accounted for through December 31, 1864.

BLACK, ALFRED, Private, Resided in Gaston County and enlisted in Lincoln County at age 15, March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until captured at Petersburg, Virginia, April 3, 1865. Confined at Hart's Island, New York Harbor, until released on or about June 21, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

BLACK, JAMES, Private, Place and date of enlistment not reported. Reported absent without leave in November, 1862. No further records.

BLACK, PINKNEY, Private, Resided in Gaston County and enlisted in Lincoln County at age 17, March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

BLESCEK, ELLICK, Private, Enlisted in Lincoln County on October 17, 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for through December, 1864.

BROWN, JOHN, Private, Place and date of enlistment not reported. Reported absent without leave in November, 1862. No further records.

CAMPBELL, G. P., Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 20, March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until he died in hospital at Richmond, Virginia, July 22, 1862, of "remit[tent] fever."

CAMPBELL, HARMON, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 23, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded in the back, thigh, and head and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-3, 1863. Died in hospital at Gettysburg on or about July 13, 1863, of wounds.

CAMPBELL, JERRY C., Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 28, March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until killed at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862.

CARPENTER, A. S., 1st Sergeant, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 27, May 23, 1861. Mustered in as Private and was promoted to Sergeant in May, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Returned to duty on an unspecified date. Promoted to 1st Sergeant prior to May 3, 1863, when lie was captured at Chancellorsville, Virginia. Confined at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D.C., until paroled on or about May 19, 1863, and transferred for exchange. Returned to duty prior no July 3, 1863, when he was wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, until transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, October 15-18, 1863. Paroled at Point Lookout and transferred to Boulware's and Cox's Wharves, James River, Virginia, where he was received February 20-21, 1865, for exchange. Returned to duty prior to April 6, 1865, when he was captured at Farmville, Virginia. Confined at Newport News, Virginia, until released on June 27, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

CARPENTER, DAVID S., Sergeant, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 20, May 23, 1861. Mustered in as Private and was promoted to Corporal in August, 1861. Promoted to Sergeant in May, 1862. Present or accounted for until killed at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862.

CARPENTER,JOSEPH, Private-Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 20, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, on or about May 31, 1862. Reported absent without leave in October-November, 1862, and was listed as a deserter in May, 1863.

CARPENTER, WILLIAM D., Sergeant, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 32, May 23, 1861. Mustered in as Private and was promoted to Corporal in May, 1862. Promoted to Sergeant in December, 1862. Present or accounted for until killed at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863.

CARTER, ROBERT N., Private, Born in Williamsburg District, South Carolina, and resided in Lincoln County where he was by occupation a tailor prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 37, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until discharged on February 5, 1864, by reason of "great debility &. . . suspected incipient phthisis."

CAUBLE, HARRISON, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 18. March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until captured at Farmville, Virginia, April 6, 1865. Confined at Newport News, Virginia, until released on June 27, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

CAUBLE, PETER VARDRY, Private, Previously served in Company K, 1st Regiment N.C. Infantry (6 months, 1861). Enlisted in this company in Lincoln County on March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded at Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, May 1.9, 1864. Returned to duty in November-December, 1864, and was present or accounted for through December 31, 1864.

CODY, CAMERON, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 17, March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Died in hospital at Richmond, Virginia, June 28, 1862, of wounds.

CODY, JESSE R., Private, Previously served in Company K, 1st Regiment N.C. Infantry (6 months, 1861). Enlisted in this company in Lincoln County on March !5. 1862. Present or accounted for until he died in camp near Richmond, Virginia, on or about July 20, 1862, of "typhoid fever."

COON, HENRY J., Sergeant, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 22, May 23, 1861. Mustered in as Private and was promoted to Corporal in November, 1861. Promoted to Sergeant on May 10, 1862 Present or accounted for until wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Returned to duly prior to September 14, 1862. when he-was killed at South Mountain, Maryland.

CORDELL, HENRY, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 24, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until he died "at home" on July 20 or August 15. 1862. of disease.

CROSS, F. C., Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 31, March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until lie deserted on December 23, 1862.

DAVIS, THOMAS, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 18. March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded in the left arm at Chancellorsville, Virginia, on or about May 3, I 863. Left arm amputated. Reported absent wounded until he was retired to the Invalid Corps on April 5. 1864.

DRICKLE, JACOB, Private, Place and date of enlistment not reported. Company records dated October, 1861, indicate he was sent to an unspecified hospital. No further records.

EBBS, _____, Private, Place and date of enlistment not reported. Wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-3, 1863, Died in hospital at Gettysburg on July 4, 1863. of wounds.

EDMOND, JASPER, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 22. May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until he died in hospital at Charlottesville, Virginia, December 3. 1861, of "typhoid fever."

EDMOND, MARION, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 20. May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until October-November, 1862, when he was reported absent without leave. Returned to duly on an unspecified date bin was again reported absent without leave on May 5, 1864. Roll of Honor indicates that he look part in the battles of Williamsburg and Seven Pines and '-swore he never would go in another one, and never has. Now under guard for desertion."

FENTRESS, GEORGE W., Musician, Resided in Wake County and enlisted at Manassas, Virginia, at age 15,July 21, 1861. Present or accounted for until discharged on September 4, 1862, by reason of being under age. [May have served later in Company A, 13th Battalion N.C. Light Artillery. [

FINGER, DAVID W., Corporal - Born in Lincoln County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 20, May 23. 1861. Mustered in as Corporal. Present or accounted for until he died at or near Winchester, Virginia, on or about October 17. 1 861, of disease.

FINGER, L. H., Private, Enlisted in Lincoln County on September 1. 1861. Present or accounted for until discharged on January 23, 1862. Reason discharged not reported,

FINGER, LEVI H., Private-Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 25, May 23, 1861. Mustered in as Corporal but was reduced to ranks prior to March 1, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded in the right thigh at Seven Pines, Virginia, on or about May 31, 1862. Returned to dim-on an unspecified date. Wounded in the shoulder, hand, and thumb at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863. Thumb amputated. Detailed for hospital duty on April 22, 1864, by reason of disability. Rejoined the company in May-October, 1864. Present or accounted for until captured at Petersburg, Virginia, April 3, 1865, Confined at Hart's Island, New York Harbor, until released on June 18, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

FINGER. WILLIAM  I., Sergeant, Born in Lincoln Counts' where he resided as a carpenter prior to enlisting in Iredell County at age 22, May 23. 1861. Present or accounted for until he was discharged on January 22, 1862. by reason of "health." Re-enlisted in the company on August 11, 1862. Promoted to Sergeant subsequent to December 31, 1864. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia. April 9. 1865.

FISHER, DAVID, Private, Born in Lincoln County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 36, May 23. 1861. Present or accounted for until he was discharged on September 15, 1862, by reason of being over age [May have served later in Company H. 52nd Regiment N.G Troops. ]

GATES, WILLIAM M.L., Private, Born in Lincoln County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 45, March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until discharged on March 15, 1864. by reason of being over age.

GOODSON, A. M., Private. Enlisted in Lincoln County on October 4, 1064. for the war. Present or accounted for until he was captured and paroled at Athens, Georgia, May 8, 1865.

HALLMAN, GEORGE B., Private, Born in Lincoln County where he resided prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 19, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded at Chancellorsville. Virginia, May 3. 1863. Died in hospital at Richmond. Virginia, May 12. 1863. of wounds.

HALLMAN, OLIVER C., Private, Resided in Gaston County and enlisted in Lincoln County at age 17, March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded in the left shoulder at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Reported absent wounded until he was discharged on January 28, 1863, by reason of disability.

HARRILL, ABRAM G., Private, Enlisted in Lincoln Common October 17, 18(54, for the war. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court Mouse, Virginia, April 9. 1865

HARRILL, WILLIAM H., Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 17, March 15, 1802. Present or accounted for until he died in camp near Richmond. Virginia, August 10, 1862, of disease.

HARRISON, WILLIAM H., Private, Born in Sullivan County. Tennessee, and resided in Tennessee where he was by occupation a shoemaker prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 19. May 23, Present or accounted for until wounded in the right arm at Seven Pines, Virginia, on or about May 31, Reported absent wounded through November, 1862. Returned to duly prior to May 2-3. 1863. when he was wounded tit Chancellorsville, Virginia. Returned to duty prior to July 1-3. 1863, when he was captured at Gettysburg. Pennsylvania. Confined at Fort Delaware. Delaware, until released on or about October 4. 1863. after joining the U.S. Army. Assigned to Company C, 1st Regiment Connecticut Cavalry.

HARTSOE, DANEL M., Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted tit age 22. May 23. 1861. Present or accounted for through December. 1864.

HAYNES, MARCUS, Private, Born in Lincoln County where he resided as a firmer prior to enlisting m Lincoln County at age 18, March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until killed at Seven Pines, Virginia. May 31, 1862.

HAYNES, ROBERT, Private, Resided n Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 21. May 23, 1861 Present or accounted for through December, 1864.

HAYNES, WILLIAM, Private, Born in Lincoln Count',' and resided in Gaston County prior to enlisting m Lincoln County at age 40. March 15). 1862 Present or accounted for until discharged on June 15. 1862. by reason of disability.

HEAVNER, FREDERICK, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 28, March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until captured near Washington. D.C , on or about July 11. 1864. Confined at Old Capitol Prison. Washington, until transferred to Elmira. New York, July 23. 1864. Paroled .it Elmira on February 9. 1865, and transferred to Boulware's and Cox's Wharves, James River, Virginia, where he was received February 20-21, 1865, for exchange.

HEAVNER, NICHOLAS, Private, Born in Lincoln County where he resided as a tanner prior to enlisting in Lincoln County tit age 45, March 15. 1862. Present or accounted for until discharged on June 20, 1862, by reason of disability.

HEDRICK, ANDREW, Private, Born m Lincoln County where he resided as a tanner prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 20. May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded in the right arm at Chancellorsville. Virginia. May 3. 1863. Right arm amputated. Reported absent wounded until retired to the invalid Corps on April 8. 1 864. Nominated for die Badge of Distinction for gallantry at Chancellorsville.

HELMS, ELI, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 22, March 15. 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded in both thighs at or near Seven Pines, Virginia, on or about May 31, 1862. Died in hospital at Richmond. Virginia, on or about July 14, 1862. of wounds.

HELMS, HIRAM, Private, Born in Lincoln County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 38. March 1.5, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded m the hand at Gaines' Mill. Virginia. June 27. 1862. Company records do not indicate whether he returned to duty; however, he was discharged on April 4. 1864. by reason of being over age.

HELMS, JACOB, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 25. May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded at Seven Pines. Virginia. May 31, 1862. Returned to duty on an unspecified dale. Reported absent without leave from July 24 through December 31, 1864. No further records.

HELMS, JOHN, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 27. May 23. 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded ill Seven Pines, Virginia. May 31, 1862. Discharged in October. 1862. by reason of disability from wounds.

HENRY, MARCUS H., Corporal, Previously served as Private in Company K. 1st Regiment N.C. Infantry (6 months, 1861). Enlisted in this company in Lincoln County on Man h 15. 1862. Mustered in as Private and was promoted to Corporal on May 10, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded at Seven Pines. Virginia. May 31, 1862. Returned to duty prior to September 17. 1862. when he was wounded in the left knee and captured at Sharpsburg. Maryland. Left leg amputated. Died in hospital at Frederick, Maryland, October 18. 1862, of wounds.

HOBBS, CALEB A., Private, Resided m Lincoln County where he enlisted at age If'. May 23, 186 1. Present or accounted for until captured at Boonsboro. Maryland. September 15. 1862. Confined at Tort Delaware, Delaware, until transferred to Aiken's Landing. James River, Virginia. October 2, 1862, for exchange. Declared exchanged at Aiken's Landing on November II). 1862. Present or accounted for unlit wounded at Chancellorsville, Virginia. May 2-3. 1863. Failed to return to duty and was listed as absent without leave on tin unspecified date. [May have served later m Company L. 58th Regiment N.C. Troops. [

HOBBS, JAMES C., Private, Resided m Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 15, Match 15. 1862. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9. 1865 [ North Carolina pension records indicate he was wounded at Fredericksburg. Virginia, in 1863.]

HOKE, DAVID A., Corporal, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 19, March 15, 1862. Mustered in as Private. Present or accounted for until wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Returned to duty on an unspecified date and was promoted to Corporal May 3, 1863. Present or accounted for until he was reported missing and presumed dead at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863.

HOKE, ELI, Private, Resided in Lincoln County and enlisted at age 22. August 11, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until killed at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863.

HOKE, MICHAEL, Corporal, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 2b, May 23. 186 1. Mustered in as Private and was promoted to Corporal on May 3. 1863. Present or accounted for until killed at Gettysburg. Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863.

HOKE, W. MICHAEL, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 20, May 23. 1861. Present or accounted for until he died at Richmond. Virginia, on or about April 20. 1862. of disease

HOLBROOKS, JOHN, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 21, May 23. 1861. Present or accounted for until discharged on or about January 17. 1862, by reason of disability.

HOLLBROOKS, JOSHUA, Private, Resided in Lincoln County and enlisted at age 2.'), August 11, 1862. for the war. Present or accounted for until he died in hospital at Lynchburg. Virginia, on or about January lb. 1863, of "typ[hoid] pneumonia."

HOPE, THOMAS L., Private, Previously served in Company K. 1st Regiment N.C. Infantry (6 months. 1861). Enlisted in this company in Lincoln County on March 13, 1862. /-'resent or accounted for until he descried subsequent to October 15. 1362. Returned to duly on March 1, 1864, and was court-martialled on or about May 2, 1864. Rejoined the company on an unspecified dale bin deserted again on July ". 1864. Captured by die enemy on July to. 1864. and confined at Old Capitol Prison. Washington. D.C.. until transferred to Elmira. New York. August 12. 1864. Released at Elmira on December 23, 1864, after taking the Oath of .Allegiance.

HOUSER, LEVI, Private, Resided in Lincoln County and enlisted .u age 38, March .">. 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Chancellorsville. Virginia, May 3. 1863. Confined at Old Capitol Prison. Washington, D.C.. until paroled on or about May 19, 1863. and transferred for exchange. Returned to duty prior to July 1. 1863, when he was killed at Gettysburg. Pennsylvania.

HOVIS, RUFUS A., Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 22, May 23. 1861. Present or accounted for until two fingers of his right hand were shot oil at Fredericksburg, Virginia, on or about December 13, 1862. Roll of Honor indicates that it was supposed that he himself inflicted the wounds "in order to get to the rear." Failed to return to duty and was listed as a deserter. Rejoined the company on April 13, 1864. and was placed under arrest. Court-martialled on or about May 2. 1864. Deserted again on May 5, 1864. Rejoined the company prior to September 19, 1864, when he was captured at Winchester, Virginia. Confined at Point Lookout. Maryland, until paroled and transferred to Venus Point. Savannah River. Georgia, where he was received on November 13. 1864, for exchange.

HOYLE. ANDREW, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 22. May 23. 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded at Winchester, Virginia, July 20, 1864. Returned to duty m November-December, 1864, and was present or accounted for through December 31, 1864.

HOYLE, J. F., Private, Bonn m Lincoln County and resided in Gaston County prior to enlisting at age 36. March 5. 1863. for the war Present or accounted for until killed at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863.

HUDSPETH, WESLEY, Corporal, Born in Lincoln County where he resided prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 23. September 1, 1861. Mustered in as Private Present or accounted for until wounded at Sharpsburg. Maryland, on or about September 17. 1862. Returned to duty on an unspecified dale and was promoted to Corporal on October 1. 1862. Wounded at Fredericksburg. Virginia, on or about December 13. 1862 Returned to duty prior 10 May 3. 1863. when he was killed at Chancellorsville. Virginia

HULL, C. P., Private, Born in Lincoln County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 27, May 3, 1861. Present or accounted for until discharged on July 24, 1862. by reason of "chronic bronchitis aggravated by severe cardiac disease "

HULL, JOHN, Private, Born in Lincoln County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 19. May 23. 1861. Present or accounted to'' until wounded in the left leg and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. July 1-4. 1863. Hospitalized 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 wounded until he was retired on February 10, 1865. by reason of wounds received at Gettysburg which were "followed by gangrene . . . leaving a deep slough and contracting and weakening the left leg to such an extent as to disable the soldier from walking."

HULL, MAJOR, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 21. May 23. 1861. Present or accounted for until killed at on near Frederick. Maryland, on or about July 9. 1864.

JAMES, A. P., Private, Born in Lincoln County where he resided as a cabinetmaker prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 36, May 23, 1861. Mustered in as 1st Sergeant but was reduced to ranks in October, 1861, "for disobeying orders." Present or accounted for until discharged on September 15. 1862. by reason of being over age.

KEENER, C. FRANKLIN, Private - Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 20, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded in the side and/or abdomen and captured at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Hospitalized at Frederick, Maryland, until paroled and transferred to Aiken's Landing, James River, Virginia, where he was received on October 19, 1862, for exchange. Returned to duty on an unspecified date. Wounded in the mouth and head 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 and transferred to City Point, Virginia, where he was received on September 16, 1863, for exchange. Returned to duty prior to May 1. 1864. Reported absent without leave from May 5 through December 31, 1854.

RESTEER, NOAH, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 21, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until killed at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863.

KIRKSEY, ALBERT, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 20, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded in the hand and wrist at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Discharged on December 19, 1862, by reason of disability from wounds.

KISTLER, WILLIAM HENRY, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlistee] at age 21, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Reported absent wounded until he was discharged on or about December 26, 1862. by reason of disability.

LAMBETH, ALFRED M., Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 22, May 23. 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded in the thigh at or near Stevensburg, Virginia, on or about October 11 1863. Returned to duly prior to May 1, 1864. Wounded in the left leg at Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, May 9, 1864. Left leg amputated. Repotted absent wounded through January 20, 1865. [North Carolina pension records indicate that he survived the war.]

LEEEVER, WILLIAM, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where lie enlisted at age 24, March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 18(32. Reported absent wounded until he was discharged on January' 12, 1863, by reason of disability.

LEONARD, CALEB, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 23, May 23, 18(31. Present or accounted (or until captured at Warrenton, Virginia, October 1, 1862. Exchanged at or near City Point, Virginia, on or about November 18, 1862. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, on or about May 10, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, where he died on July 29, 1864. Cause of death not reported.

LOFTIN, LANGDON A., Private, Previously served in Company II, 52nd Regiment N.C. Troops. Enlisted in this company on November 1, 1864. for the war. Present or accounted for through December 31, 1864.

LUTZ, DANIEL A., Private-Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 22, March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded at Sharpsburg, Mankind, September 17, 1862. Returned to duty prior to May 3, 1863, when he was captured at or near Chancellorsville, Virginia. Confined at Washington, DC, until paroled and transferred to City Point, Virginia, where he was received on May 13, 1863, for exchange. Returned to duty prior to July 1, 1863, when he was captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, until transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, October 15-18, 1863. Paroled at Point Lookout and transferred to Varina, Virginia, where he was received September 22, 1864, for exchange. Died in hospital at Richmond, Virginia, October 11, 1864, of "scorbutus."

McCASLIN, WILLIAM, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 21. May 23, 1861. Mustered in as Sergeant but was reduced to ranks in October, 1861, for disobeying orders. Present or accounted for until he died in hospital at Richmond, Virginia, on or about April 24, 1862, of "rheumatism and pneumonia,"

McCLURD, WILEY A., Private, Enlisted in Lincoln County on May 23, 18(31 Present or accounted for until discharged on or about January 5, 1862, by reason of "general debility."

MACE, JOHN M.. Private, Resided in Lincoln or Burke counties and enlisted in Lincoln County at age 20. May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded at Malvern Hill, Virginia, July 1, 1862. Returned to duty on October 17. 18(32. Present or accounted for until captured at Poolesville, Mankind, July 14-16, 1864. Confined at Old Capitol Prison. Washington. D.C., until transferred to Elmira, New York, July 23, 1864. Released at Elmira on May 19. 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

MOORE, A. D., Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 30, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded at Seven Pines. Virginia, on or about May 31, 1862. Reported absent wounded through November, 18(32. Returned to duly on an unspecified date. Reported on detail for hospital duly from March-April, 18(34, through December, 1864.

MORRISON, NELSON, Private, Resided in Gaston County and enlisted in Lincoln County at age 19, March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded at South Mountain, Maryland, September 14, 1862. Died in hospital at Middleton, Maryland, September 14, 1862, of wounds.

MOSTELLER, WILLIAM P., Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 23, March 15. 1862. Present or accounted for until he died at Lynchburg, Virginia, on or about August 19, 1862, of disease.

NEAL, PETER, Private, Resided in Gaston County and enlisted in Lincoln County at age 17. March 15, 1862, Present or accounted for until killed at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 18(32.

OAKS, JOHN, Private, Born in Carter County, Tennessee, and resided in Lincoln County where he was by occupation a carpenter prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 37, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded at Gaines' Mill, Virginia, June 27, 1862. Died in hospital at Richmond, Virginia, September 3, 1862, of "typhoid fever."

PARKER, DAVID, Private, Resided in Lincoln County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 20. May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Martinsburg, West Virginia, on or about July 18, 1863. Confined at Camp Chase, Ohio, until transferred to Fort Delaware, Delaware, on or about May 4, 1864. Died at Fort Delaware on May 16, 1864, of "inflammation ] of lungs." Served as a teamster during much of the war.

PELT, JACOB, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 21, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded in the thigh at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Returned to duty on an unspecified date. Present or accounted for until killed at Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, May 10, 1864.

PELT, MARCUS, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 19, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until he died in hospital at Richmond, Virginia, on or about January 19, 1862, of disease.

POTTER, JOHN, Private, Resided in South Carolina and enlisted in Lincoln County at age 40, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until he deserted on or about March 9, 1862. Company records indicate he was a "Scotch foreigner."

QUICKEL, JACOB, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 18, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until killed at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862.

RAMSEUR, ELI D., Private, Enlisted on May 15. 1864, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the right thigh and captured at Winchester, Virginia, September 19, 1864. Confined at various Federal hospitals until confined at Fort McHenry, Maryland, December 9, 1864. Transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, January 1, 1865. Released at Point Lookout on June 3, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

RAMSEUR, H. MILTON, Corporal, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 19, May 23, 1861. Mustered in as Private and was promoted to Corporal in April, 1862-April, 1864 Present or accounted for until wounded in the neck and led breast at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Returned to duty on an unspecified date. Present or accounted for until wounded in the left side and/or left shoulder and captured at Cedar Creek, Virginia, October 19, 1864. Hospitalized at Baltimore, Maryland, until confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, November 23, 1864. Transferred to Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D.C., January 2, 1865. Transferred to Fort Delaware, Delaware, February 3, 1865. Released on June 10, 1865. after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

RAMSOUR, JOHN, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 16. September 1, 1861. Present or accounted for until discharged in August, 1862, by reason of being under age.

RAMSOUR, MARTIN, Sergeant, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 19. May 23, 1861. Mustered in as Corporal but was reduced to ranks prior to January 4, 1862. Promoted to Sergeant in May, 1863. Present or accounted for until killed at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863.

RAMSOUR, MID S., Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 17, May 23. 1861. Present or accounted for until he died at Yorktown, Virginia, April 29, 1862, of disease.

RAMSOUR, PINKNEY W., Sergeant, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 20. March 15, 1862. Mustered in as Private. Present or accounted for until wounded in the thigh at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31. 1862. Returned to duly on an unspecified date and was promoted to Corporal in January. 1863. Wounded in the right leg at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863. Returned to duly on an unspecified date and was promoted to Sergeant prior to May 1, 1864. Present or accounted for until wounded in the knee and captured at Cedar Creek. Virginia. October 19, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until released on June 3, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

RAMSOUR, RAYMOND T., Private, Place and dale of enlistment not reported. Killed at Winchester, Virginia, September 19, 1864.

RASH, MELVILLE, PrivateBorn in Lincoln County and resided in Lincoln or Gaston counties where he was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 29. March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded in the left arm at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Reported absent wounded or absent on light duty through April, 1864. Rejoined the company prior to September 19, 1864, when he was wounded in the arm and captured tit Winchester, Virginia. Confined at Fort McHenry, Maryland, November 19, 1864, and was transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, January 2, 1865. Released at Point Lookout on June 17, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

RASH, NOAH, Private, Enlisted at Camp Vance en September 25, 1 363, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded at or near Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, on or about May 12, 1864. [North Carolina pension records indicate that "he received two gunshot wounds, one in left shoulder breaking collar bone and rendering him unable for servis [sic], but before he could get from field was hit again by grape shot which totally disabled him, and being left for dead on the field, was captured. . . . "] Hospitalized at Washington. D.C.. until confined at Old Capitol Prison, Washington. August 17, 1864. Transferred to Elmira, New York, August 28, 1864. Transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, where he arrived on October 14, 1864. Paroled at Point Lookout and transferred to Venus Point. Savannah River, Georgia, where he was received November 15, 1864, for exchange.

REEP, PETER, Private. Born in Lincoln County where he resided prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 123, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until killed at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3. 1863,

REYNOLDS, JACOB, Private, Resided in Gaston County and enlisted in Lincoln County at age 20, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until killed at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. [Roll of Honor indicates that lie "received three wounds before he stopped moving to the front."]

RHODES, DAVID F., Private. Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 20. May 23. 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded at Seven Pines, Virgin a. May 31, 1862. Returned to duty on an unspecified date. Present or accounted for until wounded in the left thigh and in the little finger of the left hand and captured at Cedar Creek, Virginia, October 19, 1864. Finger amputated. Hospitalized tit Baltimore, Maryland, until transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, October 28-29, 1864. Paroled at Point Lookout and transferred to Venus Point, Savannah River, Georgia, where he was received November 15. 1864, for exchange. Returned to duty subsequent to December 31, 1864. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

ROBERTS, JOHN A., Private, Born m Lincoln County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 36, May 23. 1861. Mustered in as Sergeant but was reduced to ranks subsequent to March 30. 1862. Present or accounted for until discharged on September 15, 1862, by reason of being over age.

ROBINSON, J. W., Corporal, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 22. May 23, 1861. Mustered in as Private and was promoted to Corporal on January 20. 1862. Present or accounted for until discharged on May 19, 1862, by reason of disability. Died "at home" on September 22, 1862. Cause of death not reported.

RUDISILL, MARTIN, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 18, March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until killed at Gettysburg. Pennsylvania. July 1, 1863.

SAIN, ELAM, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 20, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until killed at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862.

SCRANCE, ANDREW, Private, Place and date of enlistment not reported. Captured at Winchester, Virginia, September 19, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred to Boulware's Wharf, James River, Virginia, where he was received March 18, 1865, for exchange.

SCRONCE, ABLE, Private, Resided in Lincoln County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 20, March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded in the left side near Richmond, Virginia, in 186[2], Returned to duty on an unspecified date subsequent to November 30, 1862. Present or accounted for until captured at Winchester, Virginia, July 20, 1864. Confined at Camp Chase, Ohio, until paroled and transferred to Boulware's and Cox's Wharves, James River, Virginia, where he was received March 10-12, 1865, for exchange.

SCRONCE, EPHRAIM, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 18. March 5, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded in the right hand tit Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863. Reported absent without leave on June 15, 1863, and was later listed as a deserter Rejoined the company on March 30, 1864. Present or accounted for until captured at Winchester. Virginia. September 19, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout. Maryland, until paroled and transferred to Boulware's Wharf, James River, Virginia, where he was received March 18, 1865, for exchange.

SEAGLE, ABEL, Sergeant, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 23. May 23, 1861. Mustered in as Sergeant but was defeated for reelection in April-May. 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded at Sharpsburg. Maryland, September 17. 1862. Promoted to Sergeant in October, 1862. "for gallantry." Returned to duty on an unspecified date and was captured at Gettysburg. Pennsylvania, July 1. 1863 Confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, until transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, October 15-18, 1863. Paroled tit Point Lookout on February 18, 1865, and transferred to Boulware's and Cox's Wharves, James River, Virginia, where he was received February 20-21, 1865, for exchange.

SEAGLE, CHARLIE, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 15, March 15, 1862. Deserted on an unspecified date subsequent to November 30, 1862. Apprehended and was confined at Castle Thunder Prison, Richmond, Virginia. Died at Castle Thunder or in hospital at Richmond on February 10, 1863. of "variola conf[luen]t.

SEAGLE, GEORGE, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 38. May 23. 1861. Present or accounted for until discharged on June 12, 1862, by reason of "chronic dysentery." Re-enlisted in the company prior to July 1, 1862, when he was wounded at Malvern Hill, Virginia. Returned to duty subsequent to November 30. 1862. Present or accounted for until killed at Gettysburg. Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863.

SEAGLE, JOHN, Private, Born in Lincoln County where he resided as a tanner prior to enlisting in Lincoln County ill age 35, May 23. 1861. Present or accounted for until killed at Gettysburg. Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863.

SEAGLE, MARCUS, Private, Born in Lincoln County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 17, March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until discharged on June 21, 1862, by reason of disability. Died in Lincoln County prior to August 18, 1862. Cause of death not reported.

SEAGLE, MARION, Private, Born in Lincoln County where he resided prior to enlisting at age 18, January 10, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until killed at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863.

SEAGLE, MARTIN V., Sergeant, Born in Lincoln County where he resided prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 21, May 23. 1861. Mustered in as Private and was promoted to Sergeant on May 10, 1862. Present or accounted for until killed at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863.

SEAGLE, NOAH W., Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 20, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded in the right knee and captured at or near Seven Pines, Virginia, on or about May 31, 1862. Died in hospital at Portsmouth Grove, Rhode Island, July 12, 1862, of wounds and "gangrene."

SEAGLE, PHILIP, Corporal, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 22, May 23, 1861. Mustered in as Private and was promoted to Corporal on May 3, 1863. Present or accounted for until wounded in the left arm and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-3, 1863. Confined at Port Delaware, Delaware, until paroled and transferred to City Point, Virginia, where he was received on August 1, 1863, for exchange. Returned to duty on or about October 5. 1863. Present or accounted for until wounded in the left leg and captured at Winchester, Virginia, September 19, 1864. Left leg amputated. Hospitalized at Winchester and at Baltimore, Maryland, until paroled and transferred for exchange on or about February 16. 1863. Hospitalized at Richmond, Virginia, until furloughed for sixty days on March 10. 1865.

SEAGLE, POLK D., Corporal, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 18, March 15, 1862. Mustered in as Private and was promoted to Corporal in December, 1862-April, 1864. Present or accounted for until reported missing at Fisher's Hill, Virginia, September 22, 1864. Returned to duty prior to November I, 1864. Present or accounted for until captured at Farmville, Virginia, April 6, 1865. Confined at Newport News, Virginia, until released on June 27, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

SHERRILL, LEANDER, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 19, March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until discharged on January 15, 186[3], by reason of disability.

SHERRILL, NELSON M., Private, Previously served in Company K, 1st Regiment N.C. Infantry (6 months, 1861). Enlisted in this company in Lincoln County on March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until hospitalized at Richmond, Virginia, July 6, 1863, with a gunshot wound. Place and dale wounded not reported. Returned to duty on August 25, 1863. Present or accounted for through December, 1864.

SHITLE, JOHN A., Corporal, Born in Lincoln County where he resided prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 23, May 23, 1861 Mustered in as Private and was promoted to Corporal on May 10. 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded at or near South Mountain, Man-land. September 14-17. 1862. and "left on field." Roll of Honor indicates he was captured at South Mountain, however, records of the Federal Provost Marshal do tun substantiate that report. Returned to duty on an unspecified date. Present or accounted for until killed at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863.

SHITLE, LAWSON A., Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 21, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until he died at Lynchburg, Virginia, on or about October 11. 1862. of disease.

SHUFORD, JACOB M., Private, Resided in Gaston County and enlisted in Lincoln County at age 17, March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Chester Cap, Virginia. August 3-4. 1863. Confined at Old Capitol Prison. Washington. D.C.. until transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland. September 26, 1863. Transferred to Elmira, New York, August 16, 1864. Paroled at Elmira on March 10, 1865, and transferred to Boulware's Wharf. James River, Virginia, where he was received March 15. 1865, for exchange.

SHUFORD, JAMES A., Private, Resided in Lincoln County and enlisted at Manassas. Virginia, at age 15, July 21, 1861. Present or accounted for until promoted to Musician on September 12. 1861, and transferred to the Field and Stall of this regiment.

SIMS, THOMAS HARRISON, Private, Born in Catawba County and resided in Lincoln County where he was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 19, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until captured at Gettysburg. Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863. Confined at Fort Delaware. Delaware, until released on or about October 4, 1863, after taking the Oath of Allegiance and joining the U.S. Army. Assigned to Company F, 1st Regiment Connecticut Cavalry.

SMITH, ANDREW, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he en listed at age 22. May 23. 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded in the arm and head at Gaines' Mill. Virginia, June 27. 1862. Returned to duty on an unspecified date-. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9. 1865.

SMITH, THOMAS, Private, Born in Lincoln County where he resided prior to enlisting at age 18, March 5, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until killed at Chancellorsville. Virginia, .May 3, 1863.

STUART, FRANKLIN L., Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 21. May 23. 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863. Returned to duty prior to May I. 1864. Present or accounted for through December, 1864

SUMEROW, GEORGE W.. Private, Born in Gaston County* where he resided prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 19, March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until he died at Guinea Station, Virginia, April 26, 1863, of disease.

TURBYFILL, MARCUS, Sergeant, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 22, May 23, 1861. Mustered in as Private and was promoted to Sergeant on October 1, 1862. Present or accounted for until captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863. Confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, until transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, October 15-18, 1863. Paroled at Point Lookout on February 18, 1865, and transferred to Boulware's and Cox's Wharves, James River, Virginia, where he was received February 20-21, 1865, for exchange.

WARLICK, HENRY, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 35, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until killed at Seven Pines. Virginia. May 31, 1862.

WHETSTINE, DAVID M., Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 20, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until captured at Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, May 19, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until transferred to Elmira, New York, July 3, 1864. Paroled at Elmira on October 11, 1864, and transferred to Venus Point, Savannah River, Georgia, where he was received on November 15, 1864, for exchange. Company records do not indicate whether he returned to duty; however, he-was captured by the enemy and paroled at Athens, Georgia, on or about: May 8, 1865.

WHITE, AMOS A., Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 20, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded at Mechanicsville, Virginia, June 26, 1862. Reported absent wounded through November, 1862. Returned to duty prior to July 1, 1863, when he was killed at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

WHITE, JAMES G., Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 23, March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-5, 1863. Confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, until transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, October 15-18, 1863. Paroled at Point Lookout and transferred to Cox's Wharf, James River, Virginia, when: he was received February 14-15, 1865, for exchange.

WH1TWORTH, ROBERT, Private, Resided in Gaston County and enlisted in Lincoln County at age 25, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until he "gave himself up" and was captured at Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, May 19-20, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until transferred to Elmira, New York July 3, 1864. Released at Elmira on May 29, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

WHITWORTH, WILLIAM R., Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 23, March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3. 1863. Returned to duly on an unspecified date. Present or accounted for until wounded at Horseshoe, Virginia, May 10, 1864. Returned to duty prior to November 1, 1864. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox. Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

WILLIAMS, A. MARCUS, Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 24, March 15, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded at Winchester, Virginia. September 19, 1864. Reported absent wounded through December, 1864

WILSON, JACOB K., Private, Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 21, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded in the leg, ankle, and wrist at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Returned to duty prior to May 3, 1863, when he was captured at or near Chancellorsville, Virginia. Confined at Washington, DC, until paroled and transferred to City Point, Virginia, where he was received May 13, 1863, for exchange. Returned to duty on an unspecified date and was present or accounted for through December, 1864. Deserted to the enemy on or about April 1, 1865.

WILSON, LAFAYETTE, Private, Resided in Lincoln County and enlisted in Iredell County at age 32, August 11, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863. Confined at Washington, D.C., until paroled and transferred to City Point, Virginia, where he was received May 13, 1863, for exchange. Returned to duly prior to July 1-5, 1863, when he was captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, where he died on October 17, 1863, of "rheumatism."

YAUNT, AMBROSE, Private, Resided in Lincoln County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting at age 24, May 23, 1861. Present or accounted for until discharged on October 2, 1861, by reason of "chronic diarrhoea."


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