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Thomas' Legion      
Company Unknown
Robert JC Booone - Private   
Seems to have lasted trough capture at Petersburg but disappears after being parolled to Burnsville?
Contact Name:  Doug Boone
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Contact Homepage:  boonebooks.com
Date Added:  12/15/2005
Company Unknown
john henry h. boyd - Unknown   
mustered out 5 oct 1863
Contact Name:  henry a fleck
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Date Added:  12/6/2011
Company Unknown
william j. greenberry boyd - 2nd Lieutenant   
1 st lt dec 1863
Contact Name:  henryfleck
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Date Added:  12/6/2011
Company Unknown
John Collis - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Harriette Novak
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Date Added:  4/9/2012
Company A
George W. Cline - Private   
George W. Cline is my great grandfather. He was born abt 1824 in Georgia, died 18 Aug 1894 in Texas

According to records that were published by the North Carolina Division of Archives and History: '16th NC Infantry Company A April 1861-October 1862', George W. Cline, age 38 is listed with the Noncommissioned Officers and Privates as serving with the Thomas Legion Regiment and disignated Company A of that Unit. Later the company was transferred to the 39th Regiment, NC Troops, and designated Company K. Records show that two companies mixed together as one regiment, Thomas' Legion and Walker's Battalion. 'Record of Events for William Holland Thomas' Legion, Walker's Battalion, Levi's Battery Light Artillery, North Carolina Troops, April 1862-1864' states these volunteers were mustered in for local defense of the Carolinas, East Tennessee, Southwestern Virginia, and the Cumberland Mountains in Kentucky.
Contact Name:  Syble Cline Galsscock
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Contact Homepage:  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sybleg/
Date Added:  6/15/2011
Company A
William Green - 3rd Lieutenant   
William Green is my second great-grandfather on my father's side.
Contact Name:  Glenda Warren Carl
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Date Added:  6/18/2016
Company A
Joseph Thomas Smith - Private   
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Contact Name:  Scott Smith
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Date Added:  3/21/2015
Company A
Alfred W. Stillwell - Private   
Enlisted March 8, 1862 in Jackson County, NC. Wounded at Sheperdstown, (West) Virginia on Sept. 20, 1862. Transferred to Thomas Legion, NC Infantry, November 1862 and subsequently to Company K, 39th NC Infantry. Promoted to rank of Sergeant in September 1863. No further record.
Contact Name:  Frank Willis
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Date Added:  5/23/2004
Company A
Andrew Mitchell Warren - Private   
Brother-in-law to my GGGgrandfather Lawson Hall via his sister Rachel Hall. Andrew joined in 61 and was wounded in his right hand and foot, and captured at Second Manassas. Paroled in Oct 1862. Co A was transfered to Thomas's Legion and then to Co K of 39th Infantry.
Contact Name:  Bruce Blackwell
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Date Added:  5/19/2009
Company B
Jabez B. Callahan - 2nd Sergeant   
My 3rd great grandfather...



2nd Sgt. Co. B, 16th N.C. Inf.
Enlisted April 29, 1861, at Marshall, N.C. Appointed drummer Aug. 5, 1861. At Battle of Manassas (Bull Run) 1861, Sent to Hospital #5, Richmond, Va., Dec. 3, 1861 for general debility - diagnosed as enlargement of thyroid ? gland. Transferred to General Hospital, Dec. 5, 1861. Released to duty Dec 27, 1861. Wounded at Battle of Fredericksburg, VA., Dec. 13, 1862. Made Roll of Honor. In hospital in Lynchburg, Oct. 11, 1863 until after Oct. 31, 1863 (I don't know why). Appointed 2nd SGT. March 22, 1864. Captured at Battle of Plank Road (Wilderness, Va.), May 6, 1864. Taken to Belle Plain, Va., sent to Point Lookout, Md. prison May 17, 1864 then to Elmira, New York prison Aug. 10, 1864. Released June 22, 1865- he came back to NC on foot. He died July 11,1925 at the age of 93.
Contact Name:  Stacy
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Date Added:  3/31/2017
Company B
Alford Daughtridge - Private   
Enlisted in July 1862
Contact Name:  David W. Daughtridge
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Date Added:  6/24/2009
Company C
John C Boone - Private   
John A Boone enlisted in Company C on May 1, 1861, Yancey County NC. He died August 22, 1861 at Lemons Hospital near Valley Mountain, VA.
Contact Name:  Melissa Fox Jones
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Date Added:  11/14/2016
Company C
William Albert Fox - Private   
Resided in Yancey County where he enlisted at age 28, May 1,1861. Present or accounted for until wounded at Wilderness, VA on May 6, 1864. Reported absent wounded through October 1864. Buried at the Bailey Hill cemetery Hwy 197N. Yancey County, NC.
Contact Name:  Michael Ledford
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Date Added:  8/3/2009
Company C
Archibald Hensley - Private   
Enlisted on May 1, 1861. Killed at Chancellorsville on May 3, 1863.
Contact Name:  Brenda Normandin
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Date Added:  6/12/2002
Company C
Wilson McWilliam Hensley - Sergeant   
Enlisted on May 1, 1861. Was captured at Falling Waters, Maryland on July 14, 1863 and confined at Point Lookout, Maryland until parolled and transferred to City Point, Virginia where he was received March 6, 1864 for exchange. Promoted to Sergeant subsequent to October 31, 1864. Was captured at Hatcher''s Run, Virginia on April 2, 1865 and confined at Hart''s Island, New York Harbor, until released on June 17, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.
Contact Name:  Brenda Normandin
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Date Added:  6/12/2002
Company C
Eldridge L McCurry - Private   
Eldrige enlisted in his brothers Company in Burnsville NC January 1/63 was at home on 'Soldier Furloughed' for 60 day in January 31/65 Burnsville NC returning just in time for the Army of Northern Virgina surrender April 65.
Contact Name:  Anthony Pollygus
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Date Added:  7/19/2006
Company C
Malcomb McCurry - Private   
Malcomb enlisted with his brothers in Burnsville NC March 25/62. He is listed as 'Deserted his company while on picket duty at Culpeper VA. Aug 64
Contact Name:  Anthony Pollygus
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Date Added:  7/19/2006
Company C
Oliver McCurry - Corporal   
Oliver enlisted in Burnsville NC March 25/62 in the same company as his brothers. He is listed as Missing in Action May 23/64 held at Point Lookout MD June 8/64
Contact Name:  Anthony Pollygus
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Date Added:  7/19/2006
Company C
Pinkney McCurry - Corporal   
Pinkney enlisted with his father Eldridge and uncles Malcolm and Oliver in Burnsville NC March 25/62, he was captured at Hatchers Run April 2/65 and taken to Harts Island, New York Harbor. Took oath of Allegiance June 17/65
Contact Name:  Anthony Pollygus
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Date Added:  7/19/2006
Company C
James Monroe McLelland - Private   
James joined the 6th Regiment of N.C. Volunteers (later to become the 16th NC Infantry) along with his older brother William in May 1861. He was present and accounted for with valor until he was killed at his brother's side at the battle of Mechanicsville near Ellyson Mills June 26, 1862. He was the first citizen of Burnsville, NC to be killed in action.
Contact Name:  Larry McClellan
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Date Added:  10/1/2010
Company C
William Armstrong McLelland - Sergeant   
William joined the 6th N.C. Volunteers (later to become the 16th N.C. Infantry) in Burnsville, NC along with his brother James in May 1861. He was present and accounted for until captured by Union forces at the second battle of Manassas August 29, 1862. He was declared exchanged at Aikens Landing, VA just eight days later on September 7, 1862. Upon return to his Regiment, he was promoted to Sergeant. He was promoted to First Sergeant in June 1863 and was present and accounted for until wounded and captured at Falling Waters, MD July 14, 1863 in retreat from the battle of Gettysburg. After being Imprisoned at Point Lookout, MD for over ten months, he was declared exchanged at City Point, VA March 6, 1864. He was declared 'absent sick' through October 1864 and like many young men who survived Gettysburg returned home to N.C. to serve with their local militia. They laid down their arms and surrendered following Lee's surrender at Appomattox April 1865.
Contact Name:  Larry McClellan
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Date Added:  9/30/2010
Company C
Charles L. McPeters - Sergeant   
Resided in Yancey County where he enlisted at age 20, May 1, 1861. Mustered in as a Private and was promoted to Corporal in April 1864. Present or accounted for until hospitalized at Danville, Virginia on or about May 18,1864, with a gunshot wound of the arm. Returned to duty in August 1864. Promoted to Sergeant subsequent to October 31, 1864. Captured at Hatcher's Run Virginia on April 2,1865. Confined at Hart's Island New York Harbor until released on June 17,1865. after taking the Oath of Allegiance. Buried at the Jones cemetery on Robertson Street in Burnsville, NC.
Contact Name:  Michael Ledford
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Date Added:  7/30/2009
Company C
Lewis Riddle - Private   
Lewis Riddle lived in the Red Hill and Poplar area of Mitchell and Yancey counties NC. He was reported missing after a battle near Richmond June 16,1862. Apparently he left and joined the 8th Tennessee Cavalry. He lived in the Poplar area after the war.
Contact Name:  Lowell Presnell
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Date Added:  7/30/2009
Company C
Samuel Robinson - Musician   
Great-great grandfather. Wounded @ North Anna River. Died @ Pt. Lookout Md.
Contact Name:  Chris Renfro
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Date Added:  12/10/2009
Company C
Henry Get Silver - Private   
Henry, along with 2 brothers, enlisted in Company C, 16th NC Inf, CSA, on May 1, 1861. He served with this unit until mortally wounded near Mechanicsville, Virginia, on June 26, 1862. He was transported to a Richmond hospital where he died two days later, leaving behind a wife and four young daughters. Henry is buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia.
Contact Name:  Amanda Buchanan
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Date Added:  11/25/2005
Company D
James M. Griffin - Private   
Griffin, James M. Private
Company D, 16th North Carolina Infantry
“The Burnt Chimney Volunteers”

Resided in Rutherford County where he enlisted at age 21, June 1,1861. Present or accounted for until he died in hospital at Richmond, Virginia, August 18, 1862 of “typhoid fever.”

Born: June 15, 1837 in Rutherford Co., NC
Died: August 18, 1862 in Richmond, VA
Buried: Richmond, VA
Married: no
Children: none
Occupation: unknown

I have several transcripted letters that James Griffin wrote during the war.
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
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Date Added:  4/6/2007
Company D
Lorraine Walker Griffin - Sergeant   
Griffin, Lorraine Walker, Sergeant
Company D, 16th North Carolina Infantry
“The Burnt Chimney Volunteers”

Born in Rutherford County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Rutherford County as age 23, May 1, 1861. Mustered in as a Private. Present or accounted for until hospitalized at Culpepper, Virginia, October 1,1862, with a gunshot wound to the hand; however place and date wounded not reported. Returned to duty in December 1862 - February 1863, and was promoted to Sergeant on October 1, 1864. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

Born: August 30, 1834 in Rutherford Co., NC
Died: March 18, 1907 in Rutherford Co., NC
Buried: Griffin Family Cemetery, Spindale, NC
Married: M. Elizabeth Radford
Children: 9
Occupation: farmer

I have nearly one dozen letters (transcripts) that Lorraine Griffin wrote during the war. I also have several post war photos of him. His complied records give his name as 'Loren.' He is a brother to James Griffin of this company and regiment.
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
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Date Added:  4/6/2007
Company D
J. Albert Padgett - Private   
Padgett, J. Albert, Private
Company D, 16th North Carolina Infantry
“The Burnt Chimney Volunteers”

Resided in Rutherford County where he enlisted at age 19, May 3, 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded at Riddell's Shop, Virginia, June 13, 1864. Returned to duty September - October 1864, and was present or accounted for through December 23, 1864.

Born: September 28, 1841 in Rutherford Co., NC
Died: March 2, 1918 in Rutherford Co., NC
Buried: Race Path Baptist, Ellenboro, NC
Married: Priscilla J. Unknown
Children: 1
Occupation: farmer
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  4/7/2007
Company D
Marcus Dedmon Padgett - Private   
Padgett, Marcus Dedmon, Private
Company D, 16th North Carolina Infantry
“The Burnt Chimney Volunteers”

Previously served in Company I, 34th Regiment NC Troops. Transferred to this company on May 30, 1862. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Mine Run, Virginia, December 1, 1863. Confined at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, DC, until transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, where he arrived February 4, 1864. Paroled and transferred to City Point, Virginia, where he was received April 30, 1864, for exchange. Returned to duty prior to September 1, 1864, and was present or accounted for until captured at Hatcher's Run, Virginia, April 2, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout until released on June 17, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

Born: 1839
Died: July 8, 1867
Buried: Sandy Springs Baptist, Polk Co., NC
Married: S. E. Unknown
Children: 1
Occupation: farmer
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
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Date Added:  4/7/2007
Company D
Solomon Saine - Private   
Saine, Solomon, Private
Company D 16th North Carolina Infantry
“The Burnt Chimney Volunteers”

Born in Lincoln County and resided in Montgomery County where he was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Wake County at age 34, September 27, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until discharged on November 15, 1862, by reason of “deafness.”

Born: December 9, 1826 in Lincoln Co., NC
Died: December 1, 1862
Buried: Bethpage Lutheran, Lincoln Co., NC
Married: Elmira Hallman
Children: 5
Occupation: unknown
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  4/7/2007
Company D
John E. Spurlin - Private   
Spurlin, John E., Private
Company D 16th North Carolina Infantry
“The Burnt Chimney Volunteers”

Resided in Rutherford County where he enlisted at age 19, May 3, 1861. Present or accounted for until he died in hospital at Warrenton, Virginia, December 18, 1861, of “febris typhoides.”

Born: August 9, 1841 in Rutherford Co., NC
Died: December 18, 1861 in Warrenton, VA
Buried: Oak Grove Methodist, Ellenboro, NC
Married: unknown
Children: unknown
Occupation: farmer

I have a photo of John Spurlin in uniform during the war. He was most likely buried in Warrenton, Virginia. The marker at Oak Grove Cemetery is probably a memorial marker.
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
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Date Added:  4/7/2007
Company D
Geroge W. Suttle - Private   
Suttle, George W., Private
Company D, 16th North Carolina Infantry
“The Burnt Chimney Volunteers”

Resided in Rutherford County, where he enlisted at age 15, May 18, 1861. Present or accounted for until discharged on or about January 1, 1862, by reason of his youth.

George Suttle later enlisted in Company I, 34th NC Infantry and also served in the 70th NC Infantry (1st Regiment NC Junior Reserves)
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
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Date Added:  4/7/2007
Company E
James Harrison Henson - 1st Sergeant   
James Harrison Henson enlisted in Burke County NC May 10/61. He was promoted to 1SG July 1862. He served as 1SG from the battle of 2nd Manassas, Untill he was captured. He like General Lee suffered intestinal problems after the battle of Gettysburg and was hospitalized in Richmond July 16/63. He was captured at Hatcher Run VA on April 2/65 and held at Point Lookout till June 27/65.
Contact Name:  Anthony Pollygus
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Date Added:  12/21/2004
Company E
William Bryce Ogle - Private   
William Bryce Ogle was born and lived most of his life in the Pensacola area of Yancey County NC. His unit was Company E,16th NC infantry state troops. He was captured during a battle at Hatch Run Virginia.He was released June 29,1865. He lived a long and productive life.
Contact Name:  Lowell Presnell
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Date Added:  7/30/2009
Company E
Christopher Columbus Shuffler - 2nd Sergeant   
C.C. Shuffler enlisted the 10 May 1861 in Burke County.
Contact Name:  Greg Shuffler
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Date Added:  7/14/2006
Company F
Dallas W JAMES - Private   
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Contact Name:  Karla Mahlberg
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Contact Homepage:  http://home.earthlink.net/~kmahlberg/
Date Added:  7/19/2008
Company F
Alexander Jimison - Private   
Jimison, Alexander resided in Buncombe County, NC prior to the war. He enlisted on 5-7-1861 for 12 months. Present and accounted for until wounded by a shell at Mechanicsville, VA on 6-26-1862. Returned to duty prior to 3-1-1863, present and accounted for until shot in the back of the neck at Petersburg, VA in June of 1864. Present and accounted for until captured at Hatcher's Run, VA on 2-2-1865. Confined at Point Lookout, MD where he caught scurvy. He was released on 6-28-1865 after taking the Oath of Allegiance.He files for his Confederate pension in June of 1901 in Haywood County, NC and again on 7-22-1902. He attended the soldier's reunion held in Waynesville, NC. His wife Mary Jimison filed for her widow's pension on 8-13-1914. He was born on 7-3-1842 and died from diabetes on 7-30-1914. He is buried in the Old Thickety Cemetery in Canton, NC.
Contact Name:  Jeremie England
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Date Added:  4/14/2007
Company Field & Staff
George Washington Haynes - Chaplain   
Haynes, George Washington, Chaplain
Staff, 16th NC Infantry

Previously served as a Private in Company G of this regiment. Appointed Chaplain on February 5, 1862 and transferred to the Field and Staff. Present or accounted for until he resigned on or about August 8, 1862. Reason he resigned not reported.

Born: December 12, 1839 in Rutherford Co., NC
Died: October 29, 1931 in Buncombe Co., NC
Buried: unknown
Married: Anne Elizabeth Grayson
Children: unknown
Occupation: Baptist minister
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  12/6/2008
Company G
Robert Sydney Callahan - Private   
Citing this Record:
'North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865,' database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XK6Q-VTG : 7 December 2014), Robert S Callahan, 1863; from 'Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of North Carolina,' database, Fold3.com (http://www.fold3.com : n.d.); citing military unit Sixteenth Infantry, NARA microfilm publication M270 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1960), roll 242.
Contact Name:  April J'Callahan Marshall
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Date Added:  7/7/2016
Company G
James Harvey Carrier - Private   
Enlisted as a Private on 9 May 1861 at the age of 20.
Transferred to Signal Corps.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  5/23/2010
Company G
Adolphus Bradshaw Carson - Private   
Resided in Rutherford County, where he enlisted at age 34, March 13, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until hospitalized at Williamsburg, Virginia, June 22, 1863, with a gunshot contusion; however place and date of wound not reported. Returned to duty on August 18, 1863, and was present or accounted for through June 1864. No further records.

Born: January 21,1830 Rutherford Co., NC
Died: July 21, 1864 Petersburg, VA
Buried: Unknown
Married (1) Margaret Rebekah McFarland (2) Edith E. Lawrence
Children: 1
Occupation: Unknown
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
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Date Added:  4/6/2007
Company G
Robert Patton Dickerson - Private   
Enlisted as a Private on 9 May 1861 at the age of 18.
Transferred out of Company G, 16th Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 15 December 1861.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  5/23/2010
Company G
john phillip harris - Private   
enlisted 13 march 1862 died pointlookout pow aug 14 1864
Contact Name:  henryfleck
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Date Added:  12/6/2011
Company G
George Washington Haynes - Private   
Haynes, George Washington, Private
Company G, 16th NC Infantry
“The Rutherford Riflemen”

Resided in Rutherford County where he enlisted at age 21, May 9, 1861. Present or accounted for until appointed Chaplain on February 5, 1862 and transferred to Field and Staff of the is regiment.

Born: December 12, 1839 in Rutherford Co., NC
Died: October 29, 1931 in Buncombe Co., NC
Buried: unknown
Married: Anne Elizabeth Grayson
Children: unknown
Occupation: Baptist minister
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  12/6/2008
Company G
James Dyer Justice - Corporal   
Justice, James Dyer, Corporal
Company G, 16th North Carolina Infantry

Resided in Rutherford County where he enlisted at age 25, May 9, 1861. Mustered in as Private and was promoted to Corporal on August 26, 1861. Reduced to ranks in September, 1861-January, 1863. Present or accounted for until he died in Rutherford County in January, 1863, of “smallpox.”

Born: March 7, 1839 in Rutherford Co., NC
Died: January 24, 1863 in Rutherford Co., NC
Buried: unknown
Married: Quintana Wallace
Children: unknown
Occupation: farmer
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  4/6/2007
Company G
James Madison Keeter - Private   
Keeter, James Madison, Private
Company G, 16th North Carolina Infantry
“The Rutherford Riflemen”

Resided in Rutherford County where he enlisted at age 22, May 9, 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded in the hand at Mechanicsville, Virginia, June 26, 1862. Returned to duty prior to February 10, 1863, and was present or accounted for until captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 4-5, 1863, after being detailed as a nurse. Confined at Baltimore, Maryland, and at Point Lookout, Maryland, until paroled and transferred to City Point, Virginia, where he was received on March 20, 1864, for exchange. Returned to duty July-August, 1864, and was present or accounted for until captured near Petersburg, Virginia, on or about April 2, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout until released on June 28, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

Born: March 31, 1838 in Rutherford Co., NC
Died: November 14, 1904 in Rutherford Co., NC
Buried: Gilboa Methodist, Rutherford Co., NC
Married: Susan E. Williams
Children: 3
Occupation: unknown
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  4/6/2007
Company G
John Washington Keeter - Private   
Keeter, John Washington, Private
Company G, 16th North Carolina Infantry
“The Rutherford Riflemen”

Resided in Rutherford County where he enlisted at age 20, May 9, 1861. Present or accounted for until he died at Winchester, Virginia, October 27, 1862. Cause of death not reported.

Born: about 1840
Died: October 27, 1862 in Winchester, VA
Buried: unknown
Married: unknown
Children: unknown
Occupation: unknown
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  4/6/2007
Company G
Andrew Hampton Sims - Private   
Sims, Andrew Hampton, Private
Company G, 16th North Carolina Infantry
“The Rutherford Riflemen”

Resided in Rutherford County where he enlisted at age 45, May 9, 1861. Present or accounted for until discharged on December 28, 1861 by reason of “dropsy.”

Born: about 1816
Died: July 4, 1879 in Rutherford Co., NC
Buried: Sims Family Cemetery, Rutherford Co., NC
Married: Nancy Unknown
Children: 1
Occupation: farmer
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
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Date Added:  4/7/2007
Company G
John Lewis Weaver - Corporal   
John Weaver took some of his father''s horses with him when he joined the army and served as a courier. In the Fall of 1864, he transferred to the Cavalry.

The 16th North Carolina Infantry was in the brigade commanded by William Dorsey Pender and then, after his promotion and subsequent fatal wounding at Gettysburg, by Alfred Scales. It saw active service with the Army of N. Va in most of its major battles.
Contact Name:  Graham B. Weaver
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Date Added:  2/20/2004
Company H
william d allison - Private   
William D. Allison in my g-g-grandfather. He was born 7 July 1832 in Monroe County, Tennessee and died 2 July 1894 in Loudon County, Tennessee. He is buried with a CSA tombstone in Sheltons Grove Cemetery in Loudon County.

He was severely wounded at Gettysburg 1 July 1863, taken prisoner, sent to Chester, Pa. and then to Point Lookout, Maryland 4 Oct 1863. Paroled and transferred to City Point, Va. 20 March 1864.
Contact Name:  namuni hale young
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Date Added:  1/12/2010
Company H
Andrew John Love - Private   
Resided in Macon Co. where he enlisted at age of 38, March 21, 1863 for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Gettysburg, PA on or about July 5, 1863, after he was left as a nurse with the wounded. Confined at Davids Island, NY Harbor, until paroled and transferred to City Point, VA, where he was received September 8, 1863 for exchange. Reported absent sick until December 25, 1863, when he was reported absent without leave. Reported absnt without leave in October, 1864.

Actual name is John Andrew Love but was called by his middle name of Andrew or Andy.
Contact Name:  Joyce Love Agnew
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Date Added:  5/6/2004
Company H
John Alexander Love - Private   
Resided in Macon Co.
Contact Name:  Joyce Love Agnew
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Date Added:  5/6/2004
Company H
Moses Smith - Private   
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Contact Name:  Michael Moore
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Date Added:  12/8/2011
Company I
Merriman Haskew Johnson - Corporal   
Enlisted may 5 1861 as corporal - Musician then promoted to 2nd LT. transfered to 7th North Carolina Cavalry. B: Jun 5 1836 Buncombe NC. D: Jun 8 1906 Santa Anna California.
Contact Name:  T.strickland
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Date Added:  12/6/2012
Company K
John Arledge - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Eric Crowder
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  1/1/2009
Company K
James J Blackwell - Private   
KIA Chancellorsville 3 May 1863. Son of Sheriff George Blackwell of Polk Co, NC. Enlisted at age of 19 in April 1861. This is my GGgrandfathers younger brother.
Contact Name:  Bruce Blackwell
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Date Added:  5/11/2009
Company K
Richard Blackwell - Private   
Died 20 Aug 1861 at hospital near Staunton, VA, cause not recorded. Brother of Sheriff George Blackwell of Polk Co, NC and uncle to James Blackwell of same company.
Contact Name:  Bruce Blackwell
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Date Added:  5/13/2009
Company K
Oliver Peter Edwards - Private   
Enlisted on October 14, 1863 at Camp Vance, North Carolina as a Private in the 16th North Carolina Infantry, Company K. POW on May 6, 1864 at Wilderness, Virginia. Captured and Confined on May 7, 1864 to Point Lookout, Maryland. Transferred on August 13, 1864 to Elmira, New York where he died of Chronic dysentery disease as a POW.
Contact Name:  Myra Thompson
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Date Added:  6/25/2012
Company K
David Crockett Foster - 1st Sergeant   
Early volunteer from Rutherford County. Captured at North Anna and imprisoned at Point Lookout MD, until paroled. Moved to Spartanburg, SC.
Contact Name:  James Foster
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  11/12/2009
Company K
John Wesley Williams - Private   
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Contact Name:  Carole Morton
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  7/22/2004
Company L
thomas j. boyd - Sergeant   
sgt 30 july 1861
Contact Name:  henry a fleck
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Date Added:  12/6/2011
Company L
George Mathew Clark - Private   
Wounded at battle of Seven Pines transferred to Co. E Thomas Legion.
Contact Name:  Buddy Clark
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  5/31/2010
Company L
William T. Clark - Private   
Enlisted 15 March 1862 transferred to Thomas Legion 5 Oct 1862.
Contact Name:  Buddy Clark
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Date Added:  5/30/2010
Company L
Thomas Josiah Ferguson - 2nd Lieutenant   
Also served in Thomas' NC Legion from Oct 62 until captured at the battle of Piedmont, Va. He then spent the rest of the war at Johnson's Island, Ohio POW Camp. Survived war and died in 1918.
Contact Name:  Ronald Fox
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Date Added:  1/19/2006
Company L
William G. Justice - Private   
Justice, William G., Private
Company L, 16th North Carolina Infantry

Enlisted in Haywood County at age 25, March 15, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until transferred to Company E, Infantry Regiment, Thomas Legion, October 5, 1862.
Incorrectly listed as William M. Justice in NC Troop Roster book.

Born: December 5, 1835 in Buncombe Co., NC
Died: October 5, 1903 in Madison Co., NC
Buried: Hiram Rogers Cemetery, Madison Co., NC
Married: Elizabeth Arminta Largent
Children: 10
Occupation: farmer and rock mason
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
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Date Added:  4/18/2007
Company L
Thomas Liner - Private   
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Contact Name:  timothy melton
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Date Added:  12/18/2014
Company L
allen noland - Unknown   
1862
Contact Name:  henryfleck
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  12/28/2011
Company M
William Washington Skidmore - Private   
I found 3 records of his enlistment and discharge on ancestry.com.
Contact Name:  Robert Wells
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Date Added:  10/26/2010
Company M
Forney H Warren - Private   
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Contact Name:  Greg Warren
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Contact Homepage:  gtwarren1966@yahoo.com
Date Added:  4/6/2017
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