Lincoln/Gaston 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 site. We thank her immensely.


 

JOHN A. ANTHONY, Private, Company D, 1st Regiment, NC Troops - Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted on May 2, 1862, for the war. Captured at Spotsyl vania Court House, Virginia, May 12, 1864. Confined at Elmira, New York, where he died October 26, 1864, of "typhoid fever." [NCT 3:180]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 715W

 

JONAS CARPENTER, Private, Company D, 1st Regiment, NC Troops - Resided in Gaston County and enlisted in Lincoln County at age 29, March 15, 1862, for the war. Captured at Middletown, Maryland, September 18, 1862, and confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, until paroled and exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia, November 10, 1862. Present or accounted for until captured at Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, May 12, 1864. Confined at Elmira, New York, where he died October 18, 1864, of "typhoid fever." [NCT 3:182]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 546W

 

DANIEL JONAS, Private, Company D, 1st Regiment, NC Troops - Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 40, March 24, 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 6, 1864. Died at Elmira on January 17, 1865, of "pneumonia." [NCT 3:186]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 1442W

 

ANDREW S. SHYTLE, Private, Company D, 1st Regiment, NC Troops - Enlisted in Lincoln County at age 28, March 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 6, 1864. Died at Elmira on June 19, 1865, of "chronic diarrhoea." [NCT 3:189]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 2809W

 

ANTHONY SHULL, Private, Company I, 11th Regiment, NC Troops - Resided in Gaston County and enlisted in Lincoln County at age 28, March 15, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded at White Hall on December 16, 1862. Returned to duty prior to January 1, 1863, and present or accounted for until captured at Falling Waters, Maryland, July 14, 1863. 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, and died at Elmira on October 7, 1864, of "chronic diarrhoea." [NCT 5:94]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 651W

 

WORKMAN, JACOB L., Private, Company K, 23rd Regiment, NC Troops - Resided in Lincoln County and enlisted in Iredell County at age 24, August 20, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until wounded and 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 duty on an unspecified date but deserted "on the march to Martinsburg," West Virginia, July 22, 1863. Reported "under arrest" in November-December, 1863. Returned to duty prior to May 1, 1864. Captured at or near Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, May 11-12, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, until transferred to Elmira, New York, August 10, 1864. Died at Elmira on January 22, 1865, of "variola." [NCT 7:244]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 1589W

 

LUCKY, DAVID, Private, Company G, 52nd Regiment, NC Troops - Born in Lincoln County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 34, March 23, 1862. Reported present on surviving company muster rolls through April, 1864. Captured at or near Wilderness, Virginia, on or about May 6, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, May 17, 1864. Transferred to Elmira, New York, August 8, 1864. Died at Elmira on or about February 28, 1865, of "chro[nic] diarrhoea." [NCT 12:486]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - 2161W

 

SENTER, CALEB O., Private, Company H, 52nd Regiment, NC Troops. - Born in Lincoln County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Lincoln County at age 32, March 25. 1862. Deserted on May 24. 1863. Returned to duty on October 19. 1863. Captured at Cold Harbor, Virginia. June 1, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland. June 11, 1864. Transferred to Elmira, New York, July 12, 1864 Killed in a railroad accident at Shohola, Pennsylvania. July 15, 1864, while en route to Elmira. [NCT 12:4990]

Woodlawn National Cemetery grave location number - Shohola Section


LEGEND: [NCT]: North Carolina Troops-A Roster 1861-1865, NC Archives, 15 volumes


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