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Thomas' Legion      
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John B Campbell - Private   
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Contact Name:  Doug
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Date Added:  12/25/2005
Company Unknown
James Hooper Colton - Chaplain   
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Contact Name:  Roger Colton
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Date Added:  8/10/2008
Company Unknown
Coleman D Farris - Unknown   
Wounded (lost fingers from hand) at 2nd battle near Fredericksburg during Chancellorsville campaign.
Contact Name:  Evan Farris
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Date Added:  5/13/2008
Company Unknown
hampton griffin - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  jerry hogan
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Date Added:  11/17/2014
Company Unknown
Lauriston Hardin Hill - Surgeon   
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Contact Name:  Tom Hill
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Date Added:  2/19/2012
Company Unknown
Thomas Charles Land - Lt. Colonel   
At the outbreak of the war he joined Col Sidney Stokes' company as a private and served during the war.

He was appointed commissary and later corporal. In the Seven Days Fight around Richmond he was wounded and was allowed to come home on furlough.

During his absence from the army he was appointed Lieutenant-Colonel of the 53rd Regiment, which position he assumed on his return to the army. He was wounded at the Battle of Winchester and a number of other times but not seriously.

Commissioned 2nd Lieut Co.K on 8/2/1862. Hospitalized at Richmond,Va. on 7/29/1863. Furloughed on 8/3/1863. Returned 9/30/1863. Wounded 9/19/1864 at Winchester,Va. Returned 1/30/1865 and Commissioned Lieut Col of the Regiment. He resigned his Commission on 4/1/1865. Died Aug 1912, Wilkes Co, NC.
Contact Name:  Mark Anderson
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Date Added:  11/17/2007
Company Unknown
Marion Mitchell - Private   
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Date Added:  10/15/2012
Company Unknown
Levander T. Rushing - Corporal   
Born 12 May 1833, Brother -in-law to my GG Grandfather, Julius A. Henry ( 14th N.C. Inf. ) Married Laura F. Henry 7 Jan. 1855 in Anson Co., N.C.Corporal. Born in Anson County and resided in Union County when he enlisted Mar. 20, 1862 at age 29. Occupation: Farmer. Mustered in as a Private and promoted to Corporal before Sept. 1, 1862. Wounded in the back and/or left leg near Petersburg, Va., April 2, 1865. Hospitalized at Fort Monroe, Va., April 13, 1865 and died there May 24, 1865, of “exhaustion.” [Note: Buried at Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, VA in plot #2175]
Contact Name:  Jeff Talley
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Date Added:  10/19/2010
Company A
james n. apple - Private   
james was my great-great 1st cousin. he enlisted 04/30/1862 and appears to have fought at gettysburg. he was wounded between april and august of 1864 at an unknown location. after his release from the hospital he rejoined the regiment and was taken prisoner at petersberg, va 04/02/1865, and was paroled 06/23/1865 from pt. lookout, md.
Contact Name:  jim barrett
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Date Added:  2/3/2012
Company A
Macon V. Apple - Corporal   
Macon was my great great 1st cousin who volunteered for service 04/20/1862 and was detailed as Division Teamster. He was wounded prior to 12/1863 and promoted to corparol. He was later paroled in Greensboro, NC 05/10/1865.
Contact Name:  jim barrett
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Date Added:  5/16/2012
Company A
macon vanburen apple - Private   
macon was my great-great 1st cousin and brother to james, also of the 53rd co a. he enlisted 04/20/1862 and was a division teamster. like his brother, he was wounded between apr-aug 1864 at an unk location. he was with his reg for the surrender and was paroled apr 1865.
Contact Name:  jim barrett
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Date Added:  2/3/2012
Company A
Daniel Huffines - Private   
Daniel was my great great 1st cousin who volunteered 04/30/1862. He fought at Gettysberg, then, on 08/20/1863, deserted the unit only to be arrested and detained. By 09/1863 he was back with the regiment and wounded, later to be captured at Fisher's Hill, Va. He was sent to Pt. Lookout, Md and died of 'consumption' (TB) 02/06/1865.
Contact Name:  jim barrett
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Date Added:  5/16/2012
Company A
Daniel Huffines - Private   
Researching DANIEL HUFFINES, name is etched on mass grave marker at Lookout Point MD (hospital/POW camp), died in ~Mar 1865 in the camp (as a prisoner).
Contact Name:  philip d. huffines
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Date Added:  5/2/2006
Company A
John Colon Huffines - Private   
My gg-grandfather. Enlisted as a private on December 20, 1862 at the age of 40. Killed on May 19, 1864 at the Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse.
Contact Name:  Walter Boyd
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Date Added:  6/7/2005
Company A
Samuel Huffines - Private   
Samuel was my great great 2nd cousin who, at age 18, volunteered for service on 04/30/1862. He was wounded and taken prisoner at Gettysberg 07/03/1863. Transferred to Decamp Hospital on David's Island, NY, he was later exchanged and went back to the regiment where he became a mail carrier and orderly. Later surrendered with the reg at Appomattox 04/09/1865.
Contact Name:  jim barrett
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Date Added:  5/16/2012
Company A
Peter Riley Summers - Private   
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Contact Name:  Mack Barrett May, Jr.
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Date Added:  2/27/2012
Company A
George S. Tickle - Private   
George was my great great 2nd cousin who enlisted for service 04/20/1862 at age 19. He was killed in action 07/03/1863 at Gettysberg.
Contact Name:  jim barrett
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Date Added:  6/4/2012
Company A
John W Tickle - Private   
John was a great great 2nd cousin. He was taken prisoner on 09/22/1864 at Fisher Hill, Va and sent to Pt. Lookout, Md. where, on 03/17/1865 he was exchanged and returned to the unit. He was later paroled with the unit at Greeensboro, NC on 05/1865.
Contact Name:  jim barrett
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Date Added:  5/17/2012
Company A
John Wesley Tickle - Private   
Private John W. Tickle enlisted at age 24, in Guilford County on May 14, 1862. He fought at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania at Oak Hill. On September 22, 1864 he was captured at Fisher's Hill, Virginia, and confined at Point Lookout, Maryland on October 3, 1864. He was exchanged at Boulware's Warf, James River, Virginia on March 19, 1865 and paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina on May 18, 1865.
Contact Name:  Christine Gard
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Date Added:  1/21/2009
Company B
John Milton Morrison - Private   
Private John Milton Morrison, son of John 'McCurdy John' Morrison and Mary McCurdy Morrison, and from Mecklenerg County, North Carolina, enlisted Mar. 9, 1862 in Charlotte, North Carolina for a term of three years and was conscripted as an ambulance driver.
He contracted cholera and was admitted to the Windsor Hospital in Richmond, Virginia on Dec 5th, 1863. John Milton later succumbed to cholera on Dec 23rd, 1863.
Burial unknown
Contact Name:  Marie Dubus Garrett
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Date Added:  9/13/2013
Company B
John Warren Flenniken Reid - Private   
Mortally wounded at Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia on May 19th 1864; age 21 years
Contact Name:  G. M. Gaston
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Date Added:  7/6/2013
Company C
Semion Marion Smith - Private   
First enlisted Johnston County, March 2, 1862, released April 30, 1862 due to severe sickness, RENLISTED MAY 2, 1862, Camp Mangum, Raleigh, NC Reported present and accounted for on muster rolls through October 1864. Noted as sharpshooter for Co. C. Absent under arrest November and December 1864. (no reason reported) Returned to duty January 1865. The 53rd regiment fought in the following battles, Washington, NC, Fredricksburg, Gettysburg, The Wilderness, Spottsylvania, Kernstown, Snicker's Ford, Winchester, Fisher's Hill, Cedar Creek, Hare's Hill, and Appomatox. Survived the war. Grave in Smith Fam. Cem. N. Harnett Co. at Wake line. Rawls Ch. Rd.
Contact Name:  Charles Smith
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Date Added:  10/6/2009
Company C
Jacob Henry Wheeler - Private   
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Contact Name:  richard wheeler
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Date Added:  3/24/2016
Company E
John J. Creed - Private   
He was born 1840 in Surry County, NC. He enlisted on April 7, 1862 in Surry County, NC and on April 30, 1862 mustered into Company E, NC 53rd Infantry. He died of disease on July 19, 1862 at Petersburg, Virginia. Died of Meningitis.
Contact Name:  A. Bright
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Date Added:  9/4/2009
Company E
Henry Harrison Cummings - Private   
Would like to find out where he came from before moving to NC.
Contact Name:  Mechale Johnson
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Date Added:  6/11/2019
Company E
William Riley Gardner - Private   
Born: Apr 1844 in Virginia
Died: 1897 in Mount Airy, Surry County, North Carolina
Buried: Pine Ridge Baptist Cemetery Mount Airy, Surry County, North Carolina
Enlisted: 13 May 1862 at Cabarrus Co, NC. Private, age 18.
POW: 27 May 1862 at Hanover Court House, VA.
Wounded: in leg 13 Dec 1862 at Fredericksburg, VA.
Contact Name:  Chris Redmond
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Date Added:  8/20/2014
Company E
James Polk Mills - Corporal   
My g-g-grandfather. Born in Pittsylvania County VA and resided in Surry County where he was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Surry County at age 18, March 27, 1862. Mustered in as Pvt. Reported present on surviving company muster rolls through Aug 1864. Appointed Musician in Sept/Oct 1864 and played the drums and fife. Reported present through Feb 1865. Surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse VA April 9, 1865. Per NC pension records he was wounded at Battle of Gettysburg and Mine Run on unspecified dates. I have a photo of him in his later years wearing the medal given to him by the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Contact Name:  Donna Caudle Derrick
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Date Added:  7/15/2005
Company E
Joshua Nichols - Private   
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Contact Name:  Rachel Teague
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Contact Homepage:  racheldt3@gmail.com
Date Added:  10/8/2015
Company F
Job Evans - Private   
Enlisted 10 Apr 1863 in Alamance County, North Carolina. Mustered out 12 May 1964 at Spotsylvania Court House. KIA?
Contact Name:  Carol Davis
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Date Added:  1/10/2020
Company F
Henry C. Fogleman - Unknown   
Henry C. FOGLEMAN was born 1843 in North Carolina
(Orange Co.)to Martin B. and Rebecca (MOSER) Fogleman. He married Bethenia JONES. She was born after 1845. Henry was a farmer by trade. He enlisted in Company F, 53rd Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 4/30/1862 at the age of 19. He was noted as absent on 9/30/1862 (Estimated day), and returned on 1/30/1863 (Estimated day). He surrendered on 4/9/1865 in Appomattox Court House, Virginia. The 53rd Infantry Regiment completed its organization in April, 1862, at Camp Mangum, near Raleigh, North Carolina.
Contact Name:  Margie
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Date Added:  1/9/2005
Company F
Alvin A. Isley - Private   
Alvin was my great great 2nd cousin who, on 04/30/1862, enlisted in the regiment at age 22. Prior to 08/14/1864 he was wounded in the face and taken to CSA General Hospital in Danville, Va. He returned to duty 08/30/1864 and apprears to have survived the war.
Contact Name:  jim barrett
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Date Added:  5/17/2012
Company F
George W. Isley - Private   
George was my great great 2nd cousin who enlisted 02/25/1863. He was wounded in the right thigh during the Shenandoah campaign 10/19/1864 and taken prisoner. Transferred to Pt. Lookout, Md. from the field hospital and paroled 10/14/1864 but not released till 06/14/1865.
Contact Name:  jim barrett
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Date Added:  5/16/2012
Company F
Jordan A. Isley - Private   
Jordan was my great great 2nd cousin who volunteered for the regiment on 03/26/1863 at age 18. He was later captured at at New Market 09/24/1864 and taken to Pt. Lookout, Md. where he later joined the Union Army. unk what unit.
Contact Name:  jim barrett
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Date Added:  5/17/2012
Company F
Coble Jerome - Private   
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Contact Name:  Martin Coble
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Date Added:  7/4/2012
Company F
James Emsley Jobe - Private   
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Contact Name:  Andrew
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Date Added:  5/26/2008
Company F
John Monroe Shatterly - Private   
Surrendered at Appomattox
Contact Name:  Steven Shatterly
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Date Added:  12/2/2008
Company F
Daniel Monroe Smith - Private   
Enlisted on April 30, 1862
Contact Name:  Suzanne Smith
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Date Added:  7/26/2013
Company G
Thomas W Campbell - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Julie
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Date Added:  2/26/2011
Company G
Mason C. Martin - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Jerry Martin
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Date Added:  8/21/2005
Company G
William Alexander Martin - Private   
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Contact Name:  Treva Simpson
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Date Added:  7/4/2018
Company G
John Nixon - Private   
Name:John Nixon

Residence:Lincoln County, North Carolina

Occupation:Farmer

Enlistment Date:25 Mar 1862

Enlistment Place:Lincoln County, North Carolina

Side Served:Confederacy

State Served:North Carolina

Service Record:Enlisted as a Private on 25 March 1862 at the age of 34.

Enlisted in Company G, 52nd Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 28 Apr 1862.

Died Company G, 52nd Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 15 Jun 1865.

Contact Name:  John Dellinger
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Date Added:  2/15/2012
Company G
squier james odell - Private   
Enlistment 04/20/1862 near Mt Airy NC a small group then was sent to camp Mangum near Raleigh he was wounded July /1st / 1863 at Gettysburg and captured several days after. spent short time in Hospital at camp Letterman hit by Minnie ball that took out 2' of bone from his leg was later sent to a hospital in Baltimore to recover from his wounds. he lived in mt airy NC worked making shoes and also grew tobacco died Feb 4th 1940 at the age of 103
Contact Name:  steve mellas
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Date Added:  2/10/2012
Company G
Joshua Pruitt - Private   
Enlisted 20 Mar 1862; Stokes Co., NC. Court-martialed & 'shot to death with musketry' 15 Jan 1864, while in winter quarters at Orange Courthouse, VA.
Contact Name:  Barbara Welty
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Date Added:  7/30/2013
Company G
Giles Leonard Shephard - Private   
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Contact Name:  Kathryn Pedigo
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Date Added:  7/23/2013
Company G
william m tilley - Private   
killed at gettysburg
Contact Name:  r.l. webster
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Date Added:  1/4/2010
Company H
Lewis Hicks - Private   
Lewis Hicks from Stokes County, North Carolina enlisted on 2 Mar 1863 as a Private in Company H, 53rd Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 2 Mar 1863.
Died of disease on 20 Jul 1863 at Winchester, VA.
Contact Name:  Faye Quesinberry
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Date Added:  6/9/2009
Company H
Jabez Lambert - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jean Ingram
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Date Added:  7/4/2007
Company H
James Lawson - Private   
LAWSON, JAMES, Private -
Enlisted March 20, 1862, Age 21 -
Wounded July 01, 1863 -
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -
DOW July 03, 1863 -

Born about 1842 to Margaret/Peggy Lawson in Stokes Co, NC
- Grandson of Moses Amos Lawson of Stokes Co, NC who served in the Revolutionary War.
- Brother of William Nathaniel Lawson who died while serving during the Civil War in Weldon, Halifax Co, NC and is buried there. Find A Grave Memorial # 44577779.
Contact Name:  Joy
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Date Added:  4/24/2013
Company H
William Nathaniel Lawson - Private   
LAWSON, WILLIAM Nathaniel, Private -
- Enlisted March 20, 1862, Age 23
- Died August 02, 1862 of disease
- Weldon, Halifax County, North Carolina
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- Buried in 'The Soldiers’ Burying Ground'
- Weldon, Halifax County, North Carolina
- FIND A GRAVE Memorial # 44577779
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- Born about 1838, Son of Margaret/Peggy Lawson of Stokes Co, NC -
- Brother of James Lawson, wounded in 1863 at Gettysburg, PA -
Grandson of Moses Amos Lawson of Stokes Co, NC who served in the Revolutionary War.
Contact Name:  Joy
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Date Added:  4/24/2013
Company H
Philemon Manuel - Private   
Philemon was my gggrandmother, Labana E. Manuel Hill's older brother, from Stokes Co. NC
Contact Name:  Victoria Sills
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Date Added:  7/20/2011
Company H
James Washington Nelson - Private   
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Contact Name:  Larry Nelson
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Date Added:  1/26/2016
Company H
James Henry Owens - 3rd Lieutenant   
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Contact Name:  James Brown
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Date Added:  11/7/2008
Company H
Franklin Smith - Corporal   
My ggg-grandaddy joined the 53rd on March 20 1862 in Stokes County. He served until he was wounded at Fort Stevens just outside of Washington,DC. He was taken to a hospital in DC and then shipped off to Elmira Prison camp in New York. He remained there until after the war and returned home after his release
Contact Name:  Chris Lee
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Date Added:  1/21/2006
Company I
Thomas Lee Cuthbertson - Corporal   
My GGG Grandfather enlisted in Co. D 37th NCST, he transfered to Co. I, 53rd NCST Jan. 19/64. He was intra regimental transfered as a musician May 15/64. He was exchanged for John P. Mullis from the 53rd to the 37th.
Contact Name:  Anthony Pollygus
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Date Added:  11/2/2006
Company I
David James Haney - Private   
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Contact Name:  Mary Garrison
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Date Added:  2/19/2010
Company I
Ammon Jenkins - Unknown   
Ammon Jenkins enlisted out of Anson County, NC. He was serving on pioneer duty for the battle of Ft. Stedman on March 25, 1865. He was wounded in the elbow and taken prisoner. He wound up at Lincoln General Hospital outside of Washington, D.C. where he died in early June from chronic diarrhea.
Contact Name:  Nora Brooks
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Date Added:  1/1/2011
Company I
Hosea Presler Meigs - Musician   
Hosea was born 11 Sept. 1844 in Union Co. NC. [Grove Spring's ?] He has 20 cards in his archival file. He is 17 y/o 5 foot 6 inches tall.
He enlisted 10 April 1862 by E. A Jerome for 3 years or the war. He enters as a Pvt and promoted to 1st Corporal while stationed at Drewy's Bluff Va. assigned to Camp guard duty. His Regiment is assigned to General Daniels & Grimes Brigade. 1 May 1864 he is transferred to the Band and promoted to Full Musician. He is described as a Farmer. His Regiment fought Gettysburg, Cold Harbor, Bristo Station, Shannadoah Valley, Mine Run, Wilderness, Bethesda Church, Fishers' Hill, Cedar Run, & Petersburg, He was paroled 5 April 1865. He was the husband of my 3rd cousin 4 x removed Martha Elizabeth Williams.
Contact Name:  phillip thomas
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Date Added:  1/26/2020
Company I
Reddick (Redrick) Pope - Private   
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Contact Name:  George Pope
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Date Added:  8/8/2010
Company I
Thomas Pope - Private   
Thomas was born in Union County, NC about 1834. He is 28 years old when he enlists on 20 March 1862 and is mustered at Camp Mangum near Raleigh, NC on 30 April 1862. He has 10 cards in his archival file. He died in camp of Typhoid at Drewry's Bluff Va. on 6 Dec 1862. His wife Nancy A Hale filed claim on 20 July 1863. We are related by a distant marriage on my parental line.
Contact Name:  phillip thomas
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Date Added:  2/1/2020
Company I
David McCollum Price - Private   
D Mack, as he was known to his family, enlisted in spring 1862. He was captured at Fisher Hill, Virginia in September 1864 and held at Point Lookout, Md. He was released in March, 1865 and taken by boat to Jamestown, Virginia. He could not rejoin his unit then in siege at Petersburg, so he walked home.
Contact Name:  Nora Brooks
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Date Added:  1/1/2011
Company I
James Ivan Ross - Private   
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Contact Name:  Joseph Marett
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Date Added:  10/15/2009
Company I
Uriah Berrent Tadlock - Private   

My g-g-grandfather.

b: Jun 8, 1832 Beaver Dam, SC
m: Mary Ann Moore Jan 11, 1855 Union Co, NC
d: Oct 25, 1919 Crawford, TX.

Enlisted Apr 8, 1862 at Union Co, NC.
Participated in: Seven Days, Second Manassas, Harper's Ferry, The Wilderness, Spottsylvania Court House, Fisher's Hill, and several other fights.
Wounded at Harper's Ferry.
Detached duty as a hospital nurse at Wilson, NC Dec 1862 - Aug 1863.
Captured at Fisher's Hill Sep 22, 1864.
Confined at Point Lookout, MD Oct 3, 1864. Released May 15, 1865 after taking the Oath of allegiance.

Moved to Crawford, Texas 1869. Served as Crawford Postmaster 1873-1877.
Contact Name:  Chris Linzza
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Date Added:  8/4/2006
Company I
Jacob S Tomberlin - Private   
Private. Born in Union County where he resided when he enlisted Apr. 8, 1862 at age 26, occupation: farmer.

Captured at Gettysburg, Pa., abt. July 1-5, 1863. Confined at Fort Delaware, DE abt. July 12, 1863. Transferred to Point Lookout, Md. Oct. 20, 1863. Died in the smallpox hospital at Point Lookout on Dec. 31, 1863.

[Note: Buried at Point Lookout Confederate Cemetery; Brother of Josiah G. Tomberlin & William M. Tomberlin of Co I, NC 53rd]
Contact Name:  Bryan Tomberlin
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Date Added:  11/10/2011
Company I
Josiah G Tomberlin - Private   
Resided in Union County when he enlisted May 5, 1862 at age 20, occupation: farmer.

Wounded at Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863. Captured at Gettysburg, Pa., July 5, 1863. Confined at Fort Delaware, DE abt. July 12, 1863. Transferred to Point Lookout, Md. Oct. 20, 1863. Paroled March 17, 1865. Received at Boulware’s Wharf, James River, Va.on March 19, 1865 for exchange. Paroled at Charlotte, May 15, 1865.

[Note: b.Feb. 15, 1842-d.May 3, 1921; Buried at Mill Creek Baptist Church Cemetery; See photo and bio of him in Civil War Profiles by Jo Ann Stevenson published in the Monroe Enquirer-Journal, March 18, 1982; Copy available at the Heritage Room in Monroe; Brother of Jacob S. Tomberlin & William M. Tomberlin of Co I, NC 53rd]
Contact Name:  Bryan Tomberlin
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Date Added:  11/10/2011
Company I
William M Tomberlin - Private   
Died Oct 9, 1864 from wounds received at the Battle for New Market Heights,VA September 29 -30, 1864.
Contact Name:  Jerris Christie
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Date Added:  6/7/2008
Company K
Thomas M. Ashley - Unknown   
This was my great-grandfather.
Contact Name:  Barbara Spears Pipek
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Date Added:  7/28/2013
Company K
David Byers - Private   
Enlisted as a Private on 03 March 1862 at the age of 22
Enlisted in Company K, 53rd Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 30 April 1862.
Deserted on 08 May 1863
Arrested on 14 March 1864
Returned on 15 August 1864 (Estimated day)
POW on 22 September 1864 at Fisher's Hill, VA
Confined on 03 October 1864 at Point Lookout, MD
Paroled on 13 February 1865 at Point Lookout, MD
Exchanged on 15 February 1865 at Cox's Landing, James River, VA
Contact Name:  Allen Shepherd
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Date Added:  12/19/2006
Company K
John Henry Cardwell - Unknown   
this was my great-grandfather. He transferred to the CSA Navy.
Contact Name:  Barbara
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Date Added:  7/28/2013
Company K
Thomas Charles Land - 2nd Lieutenant   
Commissioned 2nd Lieut Co.K on 8/2/1862. Hospitalized at Richmond,Va. on 7/29/1863. Furloughed on 8/3/1863. Returned 9/30/1863. Wounded 9/19/1864 at Winchester,Va. Returned 1/30/1865 and resigned his Commission on 4/1/1865. Thomas was a 1st cousin of my g,g, grandfather, David Land.
Contact Name:  Glenn Land
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Date Added:  2/27/2005
Company K
George Washington Marley - Sergeant   
My 3x great grandpa he was captured at Petersburg and spent the rest of the war in a POW camp in Marland
Contact Name:  Riley Collins
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Date Added:  10/11/2017
Company K
Jesse A. McNiel - Private   
born 4 May 1825, son of George McNiel & Susan Vannoy. Enlisted in Co K, 53rd NC Infantry Regiment of 4 Feb 1863 at the age of 38. Married Susannah A. Taylor, daughter of John Taylor (1799-1881) & Catherine Osborne Taylor. Jesse McNiel died on 3 Sep 1891 in Millers Creek, Wilkes County, NC. Buried at Pleasant Home Methodist Church Cemetery in Wilkes County. NOTE: His wife Susannah A. Taylor is the sister of the 3rd great grandmother Mary. A. Taylor (1829-1901?).
Contact Name:  Don Taylor
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Date Added:  1/2/2008
Company K
Thomas C. Miller - Musician   
Thomas C. Miller

Residence was not listed;
Enlisted as a Musician (date unknown).



On 6/25/1862 he was commissioned into 'K' Co. NC 53rd Infantry
(date and method of discharge not given)


He was listed as:
* Wounded 7/1/1863 Gettysburg, PA
* POW 7/5/1863 Gettysburg, PA
* Transferred 7/12/1863 Hospl., Chester, PA
* Transferred 8/31/1863 Johnson's Island, OH
* Transferred 10/6/1864 Fort Monroe, VA
* Paroled 10/11/1864 Point Lookout, MD
* Exchanged 10/15/1864 Cox's Landing, James River, VA
* Hospitalized 10/16/1864 Richmond, VA
* Furloughed 10/17/1864 (place not stated)
* Returned 1/30/1865 (place not stated)
* POW 3/25/1865 Fort Stedman, VA
* Confined 3/27/1865 Washington, DC (Old Capitol Prison)
* Transferred 3/30/1865 Fort Delaware, DE
* Oath of Allegiance 6/17/1865 Fort Delaware, DE


Promotions:
* 2nd Lieut 3/25/1862
* 1st Lieut 7/1/1863


He also had service in:
'B' Co. NC 1st Infantry ( Nephew of Thomas C. Land , listed on this site and no doubt, his ' namesake.' )



Contact Name:  Glenn Land
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Date Added:  7/1/2006
Company K
William J. Miller - Captain   
William J. Miller

Residence Wilkes County NC; a 24 year-old Farmer.

Enlisted on 3/25/1862 at Wilkes County, NC as a Captain.

On 4/30/1862 he was commissioned into 'K' Co. NC 53rd Infantry
He was Killed on 7/1/1863 at Gettysburg, PA


He was listed as:
* Absent 6/18/1862 (place not stated) (Sick with 'mumps')
* Returned 8/1/1862 (place not stated) (Estimated day)


Other Information:
born in Wilkes County, NC ( Nephew of 2nd Lt. Thomas C. Land, listed on this site. )


Contact Name:  Glenn Land
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Date Added:  7/1/2006
Company K
Amos Norman - Private   
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Contact Name:  Lee Norman
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Date Added:  8/14/2007
Company K
James Hervey Taylor - Private   
James Hervey Taylor was born 25 May 1826 in Wilkes County, NC. He was the oldest son of John Taylor (1799-1881) and Catherine 'Catie' Osborne, brother of my 3rd greatgrandmother Mary A. Taylor. James married Rebecca Mariah McNiel on 18 Jan 1854 in Wilkes County, NC.

James enlisted in Company K, 53rd NC Infantry 'Wilkes Rangers' regiment on 6 Feb 1863. Resided in Watauga County, NC (Meat Camp District) from 1870 to his death on 2 Aug 1925 at the age of 99.
Contact Name:  Don Taylor
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Date Added:  6/25/2007
Company K
Alexander B. West - Private   
Alex was married to Nancy Land, daugther of my gr gr gr Uncle, William Thomas Land of Wilkes County, North Carolina.

Confederate Service in the Civil War : Alexander B. West (First_Last) Regiment Name 53 North Carolina Infantry Side Confederate Company K Soldier`s Rank_In Private Soldier`s Rank_Out Corporal Alex served under his brother-in-law, Lt. Thomas Charles Land of Co.K. At the Battle of Winchester, Va. where Alex was killed Thomas Land was seriously wounded. Alexander West Residence Wilkes County NC; a 34 year-old Farmer. Enlisted on 2/28/1862 at Wilkes County, NC as a Private. On 4/30/1862 he mustered into 'K' Co. NC 53rd Infantry He was Killed on 9/19/1864 at Winchester, VA He was listed as: * Hospitalized 7/30/1862 Wilson, NC * Returned 9/30/1862 (place not stated) * Wounded 7/3/1863 Gettysburg, PA * Returned 9/30/1863 (place not stated) Other Information: born in Wilkes County, NC
Contact Name:  Glenn Land
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Date Added:  7/30/2006
Company K
Thomas Camel Bailey Whittington - Private   
Born 12 Oct 1833 in Wilkes County, NC. Son of Allen Whittington & Elizabeth Lendermen. Married Elizabeth Jane Faw on 17 Nov 1855 in Wilkes County, NC. Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 53rd NC Infantry on 29 April 1862 at the age of 26. Received a disability discharge on 11 May 1862.

Died 29 Aug 1895, buried in Reddies River Baptist Church Cemetery in Wilkes County, NC.
Contact Name:  Don Taylor
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Date Added:  3/18/2008
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