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Company Unknown
E A Savage - Unknown   
E A was born in Stokes County NC. Died April 26, 1922 at his home at the Regal Hotel,Murphy NC. He was 91 years old.Volunteered at the beginning of the war to serve in the CSA. His unit was 21st North Carolina Infantry Regiment. Served with distinction. He was in the Battle of Bull Run,Gettysburg and other battles in Maryland and Pennsylvania.Was wounded and captured at Petersburg.Remained in prison until the end of the war.E A was the father of nine children. Burried in Sunset Cemetery,Murphy NC.
Contact Name:  Lowell Presnell
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Date Added:  10/1/2009
Company Unknown
David Shaw - Private   
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Contact Name:  Fletcher Pastore
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Date Added:  10/19/2009
Company A
William Dennis Baity - Private   
Residence - Yadkin County, North Carolina, Enlisted 1 Oct 1863
in Yadkin County, North Carolina. Enlisted as a Private on 1 October 1863. Enlisted in Company A, 21st Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 1 Oct 1863.
Contact Name:  Pat Webster
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Contact Homepage:  http://beaty-cox.org
Date Added:  7/16/2009
Company A
James Franklin Beall - Major   
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Contact Name:  Cliff Pickett
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Date Added:  1/10/2005
Company A
Jonathan Hanes (Haines) - Private   
From North Davidson Co., NC. Served 1861-1865
Contact Name:  Robert Smith
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Date Added:  3/7/2013
Company A
Frank Harris - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Tina Cecil
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Date Added:  4/3/2010
Company A
John Henderson Miller - Captain   
After surrendering at Appomattox, John Henderson Miller returned home to Cotton Grove, south of Lexington, NC. There he and former slaves made the bricks in the yard, and constructed a house that still stands across from the Cotton Grove United Methodist Church on Highway 8 at the intersection with Jersey Church Road. The house was completed in 1867, when he married the former Mary Elizabeth Lindsay of Midway, NC. Their children were Mary Lindsay Miller ((Raper) John L. Miller, Hugh Marvin Miller (died in 1892 at age 15, cause unknown so far) Annie Lillian Miller (Long), and my grandfather Leroy Miller, who was only three when his father died. Captain Miller was my great grandfather. He is buried in the Miller family cemetery west of Abbotts Creek.
Contact Name:  Barry Miller
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Date Added:  7/24/2011
Company A
Anthony Reece - Private   
Enlisted in Yadkin Coounty on 1 October 1863. Present until wounded in the chest and right arm at Cedar Creek, VA, on 19 October 1864. Hospitalized at Baltimore, MD, until paroled and transferred to James River, VA, in Feburary 1865 for exchange.
Contact Name:  Dan L. Wilson
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Date Added:  3/3/2009
Company A
Edward Wesley Smith - Corporal   
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Contact Name:  Carol Ayers
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Date Added:  11/4/2015
Company C
JOHN BONDURANT - Private   
ALSO LISTED AS JOHN BUNDRANT
Contact Name:  MARK YOUNG
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Date Added:  8/18/2008
Company C
Drury K. Cockerham - Sergeant   
He was born 1842 in Surry County, NC. He enlisted on May 20, 1861 in Surry County, NC and on May 20, 1861 mustered into Company C, NC 21st Infantry as a Sergeant. He was a POW May 3, 1863 at Chancellorsville, Virginia and confined May 5, 1863 at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, DC, also confined May 7, 1863 at Fort Delaware, DE then he was paroled May 22, 1863 at Fort Delaware, DE. Arrived May 23, 1863 at City Point, Virginia for exchange. Missing July 20, 1864 Stephenson’s Depot, Virginia.
Contact Name:  A. Bright
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Date Added:  9/4/2009
Company C
Druary H. Creed - Private   
He was born 1842 in Surry County, NC. He enlisted June 5, 1861 in Surry County, NC and mustered into Company I, NC 21st Infantry on same day. He deserted to enemy March 3, 1865, took Oath of Allegiance March 7, 1865 and was released March 7, 1865.
Contact Name:  A. Bright
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Date Added:  9/4/2009
Company C
Jonathan Daniel Creed - Private   
He was born 1841 in Surry County, NC. He enlisted August 4, 1862 in Wake County, NC and was mustered into Company C, NC 21st Infantry on same day. He was wounded December 13, 1862 at Fredericksburg, Virginia. He was surrendered on April 9, 1865 at Appomattox Court House, Virginia and Paroled same day.
Contact Name:  A. Bright
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Date Added:  9/4/2009
Company C
Azariah & Carey Byrd Denny - Private   
Before Azariah was twenty, he left family in Surry County for Virginia. In Danville, the 11th NC regiment formed - later it was numbered 21st NC. Marching with Generals Beauregard and Jackson, the 21st were frequently engaged. Azariah, with C Company, was on the field in each campaign. As a dispatch runner in the battle of Cold Harbor, Azariah is killed by marksmen. In Surry County, the state Home Guard 'drafted' brother Carey Denny who had objected to fight and worked his farm - He would serve in the same company and regiment during the seige on Petersburg. The next year, on retreat to Appomattox, Carey Byrd took fever and was left for dead. When he recovered however, he's picked up by a union officer. The man probably realized Byrd's situation, so releasing him - Carey Byrd eventually walked home. He was a farmer and Baptist minister.
Contact Name:  Thomas Denny
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Date Added:  5/11/2012
Company C
Frost Snow - 2nd Lieutenant   
was a POW
Contact Name:  William R Padgett
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Date Added:  6/13/2016
Company D
Marcrum Van Buren BANNER - Private   
Marcrum was born in Stokes County and married Virginia Banner in 1848. He was conscripted on 22 October in Winston, NC. On 9 Feb 1865, he was captured near Petersburg, VA and sent to Pt Lookout, MD. He died there on 17 February 1865.
Contact Name:  June Sermons
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Date Added:  9/7/2009
Company D
William J. Burchette - Private   
William J. Burchett, Born: April 13, 1843 in Robeson County, Back Swamp township. Died May 28, 1919. Mothers name: Mary Baxley Burchett, Father: James Robert Burchett. Enlisted at Winston, NC, Forsyth county on October 22, 1864. Was mustered into 'D' Co. NC 21st Infantry on same day. Was wounded and captured at Hatchers's Run, Va. on 6 February 1865. Was sent to Point Lookout, MD. as a POW. Was paroled on February 20, 1865 and arrived at Boulware's Wharf for exchange. Was listed on the rolls at Camp Lee, Va. on February 28 1865. Have not been able to find a discharge record for him. Was a successful farmer in the Back Swamp Township. Family history tells us he was a Mason and laid the corner stone for the Back Swamp Baptist church. He and his wife Martha had seven children. Appie, Martha Ann, Mary, James Ireden, William L., John, and J.A. 'Knotts'. He also raised a stepson Miles Prevatte, that Martha had in a previous marriage. He and wife Martha are buried in the Prevatte Cementry located on Singletary Rd. in the Back Swamp Community. You find the name Burchette spelled in various ways during that period. etc. Birchet, Burchit, Burchet, Burchett, Burchette.
Contact Name:  William R. Burchette
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Date Added:  2/18/2013
Company D
Edward J. Styers - Sergeant   
Resided in Forsyth County where he enlisted at the age of 19 on May 22, 1861, for the war. He was mustered in as Private and promoted to Corporal in May 1863-October 1864. Present or accounted for until he was wounded and captured near Chancellorsville, VA on May 3-4, 1863. Confined at Old Capital prison, Washington, DC until transferred to Fort Delaware yankee prison, DE on May 7, 1863. Paroled and transferred to City Point, VA where he was received on May 23, 1863 for exchange. He was hospitalized in Richmond, VA on May 16, 1864 with a gunshot wound of the left leg; however, place and date wounded was not reported. Returned to duty prior to November 1, 1864. Promoted to Sergeant in November 1864-February 1865. Present or accounted for through February 1865.

Born: November 12, 1841
Died: April 15, 1918
Buried: Germanton Methodist Church, Germanton, NC
Contact Name:  John Nash
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Date Added:  1/13/2005
Company D
John Jesse Styers - Private   
Born in Forsyth County where he resided prior to enlisting in Forsyth County at the age of 20 on May 22, 1861, for the war. Present or accounted for until he was killed at Gaines Mill, VA on June 27, 1862.

Born: March 25, 1841
Died: June 27, 1862
Buried: Unknown
Contact Name:  John Nash
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Date Added:  1/13/2005
Company D
Nathaniel Richard Styers - Private   
Born in Forsyth County and enlisted at the age of 23 on July 8, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for through August 3, 1863. No further records. He never returned home from the war.

Born: About 1836
Died: Unknown
Buried: Unknown
Contact Name:  John Nash
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Date Added:  1/13/2005
Company D
John Tuttle - Private   
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Contact Name:  Gerald Fletcher
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Date Added:  7/30/2008
Company E
Sanford V. Hammer - Private   
Born 09 MAY 1839, Randolph County, North Carolina;
Wounded at the First Battle of Bull Run/Manassas;
Sent to Warwick Hospital, Lynchburg, Virginia;
Died 23 Sep 1861, Lynchburg, Virginia;
Buried Confederate Section, Old City Cemetery, Lynchburg, Virginia
Contact Name:  Timothy C. Finton
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Date Added:  3/28/2010
Company F
Joseph Washington Kelley - Corporal   
Kelley served the entire time of the war. He was attached to the 36th VA Cav in Feb 1865.
Contact Name:  Harold Kelley
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Date Added:  4/13/2007
Company F
John Page - Private   
Enlisted 29 May 1861, along with brother, William.
Contact Name:  Barbara Welty
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Date Added:  7/30/2013
Company F
William Page - Private   
Enlisted 29 May 1861, Stokes co., wounded at battle of Winchester, VA., & left thigh amputated.
Contact Name:  Barbara Welty
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Date Added:  7/30/2013
Company G
ALEXANDER BAKER - Private   
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Contact Name:  MARK YOUNG
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Date Added:  10/8/2008
Company G
FRANCIS J. BAKER - Private   
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Contact Name:  MARK YOUNG
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Date Added:  10/8/2008
Company G
Obedia Ligon - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Gerald Fletcher
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Date Added:  7/30/2008
Company G
Joseph Redman - Private   
Also Spelled Joseph Redmon and Joseph Cephus Redman
Enlistment Date: 10 Jan 1863 Rank at enlistment: Private Enlistment Place: Stokes County, NC State Served: North Carolina Service Record: Enlisted in Company G, North Carolina 21st Infantry Regiment on 01 Oct 1863. Sources: North Carolina Troops 1861
Born 1821 in Stokes County, North Carolina, USA
Died after April 1880 in Sauratown, Stokes County, North Carolina, USA
Contact Name:  Chris Redmond
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Date Added:  8/20/2014
Company H
JOHN C LAFFOON - Private   
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Contact Name:  WILLIAM
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Date Added:  11/10/2009
Company H
C.M. Marshall - Private   
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Contact Name:  Darrell Marshall
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Date Added:  2/1/2008
Company H
Abraham W Minish - Private   
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Contact Name:  Matthew Wise
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Date Added:  1/28/2010
Company H
John Calvin Shore - Private   
John Calvin Shore was my GG Grandfather. He lived in Surry Co NC. Enlisted as a Private
in Company H, 21st Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 05 June 1861 at the age of 31
Wounded on 08 June 1862 at Cross Keys, VA
Died of wounds Company H, 21st Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 16 June 1862 in Charlottesville, VA and buried in UVA Civil War Cemetery.
He left a wife and 5 children. We have never learned who his parents were.
Contact Name:  libby smith
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Date Added:  4/13/2008
Company H
King David Whitaker - Private   
K.D. enlisted July 15th 1862.
He was my 2nd Great Grandfather.
Contact Name:  Deb Hardy Jones
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Date Added:  6/6/2011
Company H
Martin F Whitaker - Private   
Martin F Whitaker
Born: 1845 Siloam, Surry County, North Carolina, USA.
Enlisted: 1 Nov 1863.
Captured: Battle of Fredericksburg.
Died: 5 Apr 1865 Washington DC, Confederate POW Camp.
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Martin was the son of Silas Whitaker 1817-1902. His father was part of the NC 5th Infantry SR Reserves. Martin Whitaker joined the war effort at 18 and died at 20 in a POW camp. He was never married and had no descendants. He is my 3rd Great Uncle.
Contact Name:  Chris Redmond
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Date Added:  9/29/2015
Company H
Calvin Wilmoth - Private   
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Contact Name:  Ricky Meadows
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Date Added:  10/18/2007
Company H
Ruffin Wilmoth - Private   
Died early 1861 around Manassas during the typhoid outbreak , listed in the NC troops roster
Contact Name:  Ricky Meadows
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Date Added:  10/18/2007
Company I
J. W. Creed - Private   
He was born 1834 in Surry County, NC. He enlisted August 4, 1862 in Wake County, NC and mustered into Company C, NC 21st Infantry on same day. He was surrendered on April 9, 1865 at Appomattox Court House, Virginia. Was paroled April 9, 1865 Appomattox Court House, Virginia
Contact Name:  A. Bright
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Date Added:  9/4/2009
Company K
James N Kreegar - Private   
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Contact Name:  Tina Railer
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Date Added:  9/18/2012
Company K
Joshua Livengood - Private   
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Contact Name:  Roxanne Hawks
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Date Added:  2/16/2013
Company K
Samuel D. Newsom - 2nd Lieutenant   
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Contact Name:  Gary Newsom
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Date Added:  2/21/2007
Company K
Samuel R. Zimmerman - Private   
Died in a Lynchburg, VA hospital due to a gunshot wound - 26 Jun 1864. Buried in the Old City Cem, CSA Sect, Lynchburg, VA.
Contact Name:  Mark Anderson
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Date Added:  11/18/2007
Company K
Samuel R Zimmerman - Private   
Born 1846. WIA 18 Jun 1864 of gunshot. Died 26 Jun 1864 in Lynchburg VA hospital.
Contact Name:  Tony Collins
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Date Added:  8/12/2009
Company L
james thomas mckillip - 2nd Lieutenant   
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Contact Name:  jeff mccoy
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Date Added:  2/13/2013
Company M
William W Coe - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  William W. Coe
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Date Added:  3/28/2010
Company M
william rankin huffines - Private   
william was my 2nd cousin who volunteered for service 07/22/1861. he fought with his regiment until killed in action 05/25/1862 at winchester,va.
Contact Name:  jim barrett
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Date Added:  4/23/2012
Company M
Joshua Caleb Joyce - Private   
PVT. Joshua Caleb Joyce.
Enlisted: 8 AUG 1862 in Wake County, NC.
Unit: M. Company, 21st North Carolina Infantry Regiment, Confederate States Army.
Born: 1829 in Stokes County, NC.
Died: 1863 at Ft. Delaware, DE as a POW.
Buried: Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Dillard, Stokes County, NC.
Contact Name:  Jordan Turner
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Date Added:  7/11/2015
Company M
Josephus S Richardson - Private   
Entered into service August 8, 1862 at age 33. Died of wounds received in the Battle of Fredericksburg, VA. Died January 9, 1863 in military hospital in Scottsville, VA. Buried in Scottsville, Albemarle County, VA.
Contact Name:  Janet Gwyn
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Date Added:  5/29/2013
Company M
William Richardson - Private   
Enlisted into service on August 8, 1862 in Raleigh, NC by Captain Miller for 3 years. Age at time of enlistment was 35 years. Died in Battle of Plymouth, NC on April 22, 1864. Buried (or a marker has been placed) at Phillips Cemetery in Madison, Rockingham County, NC
Contact Name:  Janet Gwyn
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Date Added:  5/29/2013
Company M
William Richardson - Private   
Private, William Richardson.
Enlisted: 8 AUG 1862 in Raleigh, Wake County, NC by Captain Miller for 3 years. (35 years old).
Unit: M. Company (The Guilford Dixie Boys), 21st Regiment North Carolina Troops/ 11th Regiment North Carolina Volunteers , Confederate States Army.
Died: 22 APR 1864 in the Battle of Plymouth, NC.
Buried: Phillips Cemetery, Madison, Rockingham County, NC.
Remarks: Wounded at Gettysburg.
Contact Name:  Jordan Turner
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Date Added:  7/11/2015
Company M
William R. Tickle - 2nd Lieutenant   
William, my great great 2nd cousin, enlisted 06/04/1861 at age 22. He was promoted to Corporal 08/01/1861 then to 2nd LT 09/15/1861. He survived all the fights the unit was in and surrendered with Lee. He was paroled 04/09/1865.
Contact Name:  jim barrett
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Date Added:  6/4/2012
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