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Thomas' Legion      
Company Unknown
Edward King Bryan - 2nd Lieutenant   
Appointed Adjutant 12-20-62. Joined regt. around Jan 22, 1863. Wounded in stomach at Cold Harbor 6-1-64. Was absent for wounds until Nov. 64. Surrendered in May 1865. Returned home and became a prosperous Cotton broker. Died 1916. Was engaged at Ft. Wagner, Drewery's Bluff, Bermuda Hundred, Cold Harbor and Fort Fisher.
Contact Name:  Bruce Hohler
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Contact Homepage:  www.franklinrelics.com
Date Added:  12/10/2006
Company Unknown
Henry C. Bryan - Private   
died of Typhoid fever - Hospital in Petersburg - 13 Jan 1864
Contact Name:  Carl Oehmann
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Date Added:  3/28/2012
Company Unknown
Alexander Rogers - Private   
Alexander Rogers was my maternal grandfather. He was wounded - severely, at Battery Wagner.
Contact Name:  David Harris
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Date Added:  9/14/2013
Company Unknown
Moore T. Sealy - 3rd Lieutenant   
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Contact Name:  Rod Blackwell
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Date Added:  2/7/2010
Company A
Andrew Brumble - Private   
Enlisted as a Private on 8 March 1864.
Absent without leave on 30 Nov 1864.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  4/25/2010
Company A
Orrel Brumble - Private   
Enlisted as a Private on 10 May 1863 at the age of 20.
Absent without leave on 15 Dec 1864.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  4/25/2010
Company A
James King - Private   
Enlisted as a Private on 6 September 1861 at the age of 21.
Absent without leave on 30 November 1864.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  5/25/2010
Company A
Hiram C. Mercer - Corporal   
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Contact Name:  James E. Mercer, Jr.
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Date Added:  6/10/2005
Company A
Stephen C. Mercer - Private   
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Contact Name:  James E. Mercer, Jr.
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Date Added:  6/10/2005
Company A
Travis Mercer - Private   
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Contact Name:  James E. Mercer, Jr.
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Date Added:  6/10/2005
Company A
William H. Mercer - Private   
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Contact Name:  James E. Mercer, Jr.
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Date Added:  6/10/2005
Company A
Elias West - Corporal   
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Contact Name:  Richard Taylor
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Date Added:  4/8/2015
Company B
Calvin Cox - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jeff Talley
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Date Added:  10/19/2010
Company B
Peter Berry Cox - Private   
Private Peter Berry Cox , 31st North Carolina Infantry.
He was married to Caroline Seago. She was the grand daughter of Isham Henry, Sr., Caroline was the daughter of Elizabeth Henry, & Reuben Henry’s niece. Reuben Henry was my GGG Grandfather.
Peter joined 31st NC Infantry, Co. B on 15 September 1862 at 23 years of age.
Sick with pneumonia 11 Feb. 1863 in No. 4 Hospital, Wilmington, N.C.
He returned to duty 17 Feb. 1863.
Fought in Thomas L. Clingman’s Brigade at Battery Wagner 18 July 1863, Fort was abandoned 7 September 1863 after fresh water supply was contaminated from the dead Union soldier’s bodies that were buried near the fort.
Captured at Cold Harbor, Virginia 1 June 1864.
Transferred to White House Landing, Va.
Sent to Point Lookout , Md., arrived 11 June 1864.
In prison at Elmira Prisoner of War Camp 17 July 1864.
Died at Elmira from chronic diarrhea 16 April 1865.
Buried at Woodlawn National Cemetery , Elmira, N.Y.
Grave 2715
Contact Name:  Jeff Talley
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Date Added:  10/13/2010
Company B
John W Deese - Private   
John was a 22 year old farmer from Morven, Anson County NC. He has 11 cards in his archival file. Enlisted 3 Oct 1861 from Anson Co. for 1 year. Reenlisted 15 Oct at Raleigh, Wake Co. NC. 11- 14 Oct 1862 he is in the CSA General hospital at Wilmington NC suffering from Cholera. Assigned to Clingman's Brigade, [Hokes Division] 4th Corps Army of Northern Virginia. Battles: White Hall, Battery Wagner, Cold Harbor and Bentonville, NC. He died 12 June 1915 and is buried at Morven Cem, Morven, Anson County NC beside his wife Harriett Adeline Sellers. Deo Vindice
Contact Name:  phillip thomas
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Date Added:  4/9/2020
Company B
Elijah Franklin Henry - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jeff Talley
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Date Added:  10/13/2010
Company B
Reuben Henry - Private   
My GGG Grandfather. He joined the 31st N.C. Infantry at the age of 59 on Oct. 5, 1862.
Contact Name:  jeff Talley
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Date Added:  10/13/2010
Company B
Wiiliam Henry - Private   
Joined the 31st N.C. Infantry, the ' O.K. Boys ' ,at the age of 53. Brother of Reuben Henry.
Contact Name:  Jeff Talley
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Date Added:  10/13/2010
Company B
James Columbus New - Private   
James Columbus New(my 2nd great-grand uncle) was born in Harris, Stanly County, North Carolina on 16 April 1844 to Robert W. New(1802-1863) and Martha P. Carter(1824-1881). He enlisted as a private on 3 Oct 1861 at the age of 17 with his father Robert. James died 27 November 1923 in Anson County, North Carolina.
Contact Name:  John D. New
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Date Added:  4/4/2008
Company B
Robert W. New - Private   
Robert W. New(my 3rd great-grandfather) was born on 9 July 1802 in Halifax County, Virginia to William New(1759-1848) and Mary White(1763-1850). He enlisted on 3 October 1861 in Anson County, North Carolina and died 18 November 1863 in Charleston, South Carolina.
Excerpt from North Carolina Argus, 5 Mar 1863
While many about 35 to 40 years of age are trying to avoid going to war by proving and making oath that they were over 40, it is refreshing to record an instance of patriotism like the following: Robert W. NEW, aged 61, having served out his term of enlistment as a twelve month’s volunteer, on Monday last, volunteered for the war, in Co.B, 31st Regiment N.C.T.
Contact Name:  John D. New
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Date Added:  4/4/2008
Company B
Daniel M Pratt - Private   
Daniel was born at Sandy Point, Morven Township, Anson Co. NC in 1844. He was 22 years old when he enlisted in Wadesboro, Anson Co. NC on 3 Oct 1861 for one year. Enlisted by E.R. Liles. He mustered at Camp Mangum, near Raleigh, Wake Co. NC on 15 Sep 1862. The delay was because his Company was captured at Roanoke Island and exchanged. He is sick in hospital at Wayside hosp # 4 at Richmond Va and sent to Winder Hosp.
His Regiment was assigned to General Clingman's Brigade, Hoke's Division 4th Army Corp of Northern Virginia. Battles: captured at Roanoke Island and exchanged, White Hall, Charleston, Fort Wagner, Drewry's Bluff, Cold Harbor, Petersburg Siege & Bentonville. he married Mary Jane Boswell who was my 4th cousin 3 x removed. Probably buried at Morven Cem. Morven, Anson Co. NC.
Contact Name:  phillip thomas
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Date Added:  4/14/2020
Company B
Samuel M Pratt - Private   
Samuel was born in Morven Township Anson Co. NC in June 1845. He enlisted 18 Feb 1864 probably in Wadesboro, NC. He was enlisted by E. M. Streater for the war. Mustered 13 May 1864 with his Regiment which was already in Virginia. His first action was as Cold Harbor where he was captured and sent to Lookout Point Md. Then on to Elmira prison in NY. arriving 12 July 1864. He was one of 3023 POW's exchanged at Venus Point on the Savannah River Ga. on 29 Oct 1864. When his wife died in 1909 he moved to Boston, Thomas County Georgia. He died 10 Aug 1930 and is buried in Beulah Methodist Episcopal ch. Cem. south in Thomas Co. Georgia.
Contact Name:  phillip thomas
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Date Added:  4/15/2020
Company B
Charles Henry Ratliff Jr - Private   
Charles was born near Wadesboro, Anson Co. NC 11 Dec 1842. He enlisted at age 19 on 3 Oct 1861 in Anson Co. Stationed on Roanoke Island NC where he and his company were captured 8 Feb 1862 and exchanged at Elizabeth City NC 21 Feb 1862. He reenlisted at Camp Mangum, near Raleigh, Wake Co NC and captured in the battle of Cold Harbor Va on 1 June 1864. He was sent to Elmira, NY where he was released 29 May 1865 after swallowing the yellow dog. He is described as being from Wadesboro, NC, Dark hair, Dark Complexion, Blue eyes, 5 ft 11 inches tall. Unit assignment was General Clingman's Brigade and saw action at Charleston SC, Battery Wagner, Drewry's Bluff, and Cold Harbor. He married twice and is buried in the cemetery that carries his fathers name. Charles Henry Ratliff Cemetery . Anson Co. NC. We are related thru a distant marriage.
Contact Name:  phillip thomas
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Date Added:  4/12/2020
Company B
Patrick Henry Seago - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jeff Talley
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Date Added:  10/13/2010
Company B
William F. Seago - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jeff Talley
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Date Added:  10/13/2010
Company C
John Lewis Johnson - Unknown   
Joh lewis Johnson, My ggf b1838 d May20 1863 of caused unknow
enlist in Wake County in 1861 from Haenett County,
Contact Name:  Robert E Kirby Sr
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Date Added:  10/11/2008
Company C
James Harrison Page - Private   
Died August 2, 1864 of 'head fracture of skull' in Chimborazo CSA hosital, Richmond, Virginia, not mentioning that the fracture was the result of a yankee bullet.
Contact Name:  Julian Anderson
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Date Added:  3/28/2010
Company C
James C. Yates - Private   
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Contact Name:  Matt
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Date Added:  7/16/2009
Company D
Thomas Jefferson Brooks - Private   
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Contact Name:  Robert Brooks
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Date Added:  7/30/2012
Company D
Josiah (Joseph) Thomas Broughton - Private   
stunned by a shell in battle to retake Fort Harrison - 30 Sep 1864
Contact Name:  Carl Oehmann
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Date Added:  3/29/2012
Company D
Linnarus W. Bryan - Private   
Promoted to Corporal -4 May 1863
Contact Name:  Carl Oehmann
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Date Added:  3/28/2012
Company D
Samuel H. Bryan - 2nd Lieutenant   
Killed at Cold Harbor (31 May - 3Jun 1864)
Contact Name:  Carl Oehmann
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Date Added:  3/28/2012
Company D
Joseph Godwin Holland - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  James Holland
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Date Added:  12/9/2008
Company D
Bartlett Honeycutt - Private   
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Contact Name:  George Thomas
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Date Added:  5/2/2013
Company D
Rufus Honeycutt - Private   
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Contact Name:  George Thomas
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Date Added:  5/2/2013
Company D
Henry Taylor Powers - Private   
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Contact Name:  Eric Powers
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Date Added:  9/26/2010
Company D
Albert J. Sturdivant - Private   
He enlisted in Wake County, NC on September 18, 1861. He was 40 years old at time of enlistment. Present and accounted for with unit until captured on Roanoke Island, NC on February 8, 1862. Paroled at Elizabeth City, NC February 21, 1862. Discharged September 15, 1862, under the provisions of the Conscription Act. No further record.
Contact Name:  Bob Wolfe
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Date Added:  1/22/2011
Company D
Allen Sturdivant - Private   
He enlisted in Wake County, NC on August 10, 1863. He was 19 years old at time of enlistment. He was present and accounted for with unit through December 1864. No record of parole.
Contact Name:  Bob Wolfe
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Date Added:  1/22/2011
Company D
J. B. Sturdivant - Private   
He enlisted in Wake County, NC on September 18, 1861. He was 23 years old at time of enlistment. He was mustered in as a Corporal, present and accounted for with his unit until captured at Roanoke Island, NC on February 8, 1862. Paroled at Elizabeth City, NC on February 21, 1862. Returned to duty September 15, 1862. Reduced in rank prior to March 1, 1863. Discharged March 16, 1863 by reason of disability.
Contact Name:  Bob Wolfe
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Date Added:  1/22/2011
Company D
John D. Sturdivant - Private   
He enlisted in Wake County, NC. He transferred from the 31st NC Infantry Regiment, Company I on September 11, 1863. Hospitalized in Danville, Virginia on or about June 4, 1864, with a gunshot wound in arm. No date or place of occurrence. Deserted June 21, 1864. No further record found.
Contact Name:  Bob Wolfe
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Date Added:  1/22/2011
Company D
Thomas H. Sturdivant - Private   
He was a resident of Wake County, NC, but enlisted at Cape Mangum, NC, near Raleigh, on September 15, 1862. He was 26 years old. Present and accounted for with unit through January 5, 1865. Wounded at Petersburg, VA August 23, 1864, in the knee, thigh, and left ankle. No record of parole.
Contact Name:  Bob Wolfe
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Date Added:  1/22/2011
Company D
John B. Whitley - Private   
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Contact Name:  Georg Thomas
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Date Added:  5/2/2013
Company Field & Staff
William Horne Battle - Surgeon   
Enlisted as a Sergeant on 27 November 1862 at the age of 28.
Detailed as Surgeon.
Captured at Roanoke Island, VA on 8 February 1862.
Paroled at Elizabeth City, NC on 21 February 1862.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  7/6/2010
Company G
Lewis Trotman Evans - Private   
Enlisted at Hertford County on 09 Dec. 1961 at age of 18 as a Private in G Co. 31st Inf Reg. Fought at the Battle of Roanoke Island, where he was wounded and captured. After prisoner exchange, spent extensive time in hospital and was discharged for disability on 01 Apr. 1963.
Contact Name:  Joel Evans
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Date Added:  7/2/2016
Company G
David Edward Newsome - Private   
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Contact Name:  John Harman
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Date Added:  6/5/2006
Company G
Leander Newsome - Private   
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Contact Name:  John Harman
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Date Added:  6/5/2006
Company G
Elishia Everett Whitley - Private   
Elishia Whitley was captured on Roanoke Island with the 31st N.C. and paroled in ElizabethCity N.C in December of 1861
Contact Name:  Peter Helms
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Contact Homepage:  msn
Date Added:  8/5/2013
Company H
Cade D Bunn - Corporal   
Enlisted as a Private on 14 October 1861 at the age of 18.
Promoted to 4th Corporal on 16 September 1863.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  7/4/2010
Company H
Robert W Debnam - 1st Lieutenant   
Enlisted as a 2nd Sergeant on 14 October 1861 at the age of 29.
Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on 15 September 1862.
Promoted to 1st Lieutenant on 3 January 1864.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  7/21/2010
Company H
Thomas Richard Debnam - Private   
Enlisted as a Private on 14 October 1861 at the age of 21.
Promoted to 3rd Sergeant on 15 September 1862.
Reduced to ranks on 1 July 1863.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  7/21/2010
Company H
Walter Debnam - 2nd Lieutenant   
Commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant on 14 October 1861 at the age of 22.
Discharged on 15 September 1862.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  7/21/2010
Company I
John Primrose Dewar - Sergeant   
* POW 2/8/1862 Roanoke Island, NC
* Paroled 2/21/1862 Elizabeth City, NC
* Returned 9/15/1862 (place not stated)
* Hospitalized 6/4/1864 Danville, VA
* Returned 6/10/1864
* K.I.A. - Petersburg, VA.
Contact Name:  Timothy L. Basden
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Date Added:  8/11/2007
Company I
William Ambrose Dewar - Captain   
One of the Immortal 600.

was listed as:
* POW 6/1/1864 Cold Harbor, VA
* Confined 6/4/1864 Point Lookout, MD
* Transferred 6/23/1864 Fort Delaware, DE
* Transferred 8/20/1864 Hilton Head, SC
* Confined 10/21/1864 Fort Pulaski, GA
* Transferred 11/19/1864 Hilton Head, SC
* Transferred 3/12/1865 Fort Delaware, DE
* Oath of Allegiance 6/10/1865 Fort Delaware, DE
Contact Name:  Timothy L. Basden
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Contact Homepage:  www.eliteservices.us
Date Added:  8/11/2007
Company I
John H Howington - Private   
From Buies Creek NC (Harnett Co) he enlisted at the age of 22 on Oct 30, 1861 along with his brother William who also served for the 31st. He was most often called by his middle name of Hawkins. He died on Sept. 15 at Summerville SC of disease most likely from the bad conditions at Fort Wagoner. I have recently been contacted by a SCV member in SC that they have information that may lead to finding his gravesite where he was reburied years later. My 2nd Great Grandmother named her son (Hawkins) to honor her brother.
Contact Name:  Jimmy Howington
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Date Added:  5/14/2012
Company I
William Howington - Private   
A Farmer from Buies Creek NC (Harnett Co) he enlisted at the age of 24 along with his brother John on Oct. 30 1861. Captured at Roanoke Island on Feb. 8 1862 and paroled on Feb. 21 1862. Returned to duty on Sept. 15 1862. Present and accounted for through Dec. 1864. After surviving the war he came back to Buies Creek to marry Lucinda Gregory where he farmed until his death sometime in the 1890s. Beleive he is buried in the Johnson family cemetery off Tysinger rd. Lillington/Buies Creek area along with most of my ancestors, all unmarked graves.
Contact Name:  Jimmy Howington
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Date Added:  5/14/2012
Company I
R S Trulove - Private   
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Contact Name:  Evelyn Boyd Schmidt
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Date Added:  11/13/2009
Company I
Jesse David Weathers - 1st Corporal   
Enlisted as Private in Harnett County on Oct. 20, 1861 with his brother, Stephen. Stephen died of disease Dec 20, 1861 on Roanoke Island. Jesse became a POW on 2/8/1862 at Roanoke Island, NC. He was paroled 2/21/1862 at Elizabeth City, NC and returned to his unit. Promoted to Full Corporal on Jan 1, 1864. Again became a POW on May 16,1864 at Drewey's Bluff, VA. Sent to prison at Point Lookout, MD. Exchanged Mar 12, 1865 at Atkins Landing. Died 1911. Buried at Cumberland Union Baptist Church in Harnett County, NC. Has CSA Vet grave marker.

Contact Name:  Paul Weathers
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Date Added:  12/28/2010
Company K
John Lency Faulk - Private   
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Contact Name:  Andrew Blackburn
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Date Added:  8/14/2012
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