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Thomas' Legion      
Company Unknown
George W. Clayton - Colonel   
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Contact Name:  Matthew Clayton
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Date Added:  5/4/2007
Company Unknown
Lebo Gibson - Private   
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Contact Name:  Wendy Gibson-Pomeroy
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Date Added:  11/2/2015
Company Unknown
jacob rhinehart - Private   
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Contact Name:  Ronald Smith
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Date Added:  12/23/2009
Company Unknown
Marion Searcy - Unknown   
Marion was my great great grandfather and the Nephew of Adam Hampton Searcy.
Contact Name:  Sam Searcy
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Date Added:  8/24/2015
Company Unknown
John Thomas Thomas - Unknown   
Need Info on 62nd Reg... Have discharge papers for 6 months due to illness signed by Col. Jno F. Colton ( or Cotton )sp?
and have been unable to find further verification on his service.
Contact Name:  Kelly Hinson
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Date Added:  8/9/2005
Company A
Jackson Marion Green - Private   
Jackson was my Great Great Grandfather.
Contact Name:  Gerald Teaster
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Date Added:  1/18/2010
Company A
william hannah - Private   
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Contact Name:  hafleck
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Date Added:  1/2/2012
Company A
Noble Washington McDonald - Private   
I found this information at www.rootsweb.com with the source listed as www.civilwardata.com.
Contact Name:  Helen Larson
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Contact Homepage:  http://www.facebook.com/helen.benefieldlarson
Date Added:  11/26/2009
Company B
Lucius S Ledford - Sergeant   
LONG LIVE THE SOUTH!!!
Contact Name:  Gregory Ledford
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Contact Homepage:  Ledford71@gmail.com
Date Added:  6/16/2017
Company C
Robert Washington Corzine - Private   
Pvt. Robert Washington Corzine b. 12 Nov 1833, Cabarrus County, NC d. 28 Jun 1915, Haywood County, NC. Co C, 62nd NC Regiment. Enlisted at age 28 on 12 July 1862. Captured at Cumberland Gap, TN on 9 Sep 1863. Sent to Louisville, Ky and then moved to Camp Douglas, Chicago, IL on 26 Sep 1863. Released after taking Oath of Allegiance on 15 Jun 1865. Buried in Reeves Cemetery, Waynesville, Haywood County, NC.

Brother to Capt. David Morrison Corzine Co C, 33rd NC and Pvt. James C. Corzine Co C, 33rd NC. Robert being from Concord, NC has many family members including parents buried at Cold Water Baptist Church, Concord, Cabarrus County, NC.
Contact Name:  Tom Fagart
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Date Added:  10/24/2009
Company C
David Messer - Private   
Found confederate capture report.
Was taken prisoner Setember 9th 1863 at the Cumberland Gap.
Contact Name:  Brian Collins
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Date Added:  9/15/2013
Company D
William Anderson Cabe - Unknown   
Captured in Cumberland Gap, TN 1863. Camp Douglas, Chicago, POW Camp
Contact Name:  Charles Ward
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Date Added:  5/4/2013
Company E
James M. Justice - Private   
Justice, James M., Private
Company E, 62nd North Carolina Infantry

No further info at this time.
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
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Date Added:  4/6/2007
Company E
Adolphus McCrary - Private   
Adolphus McCrary was captured at Carter’s Depot on Dec. 30, 1862, exchanged on an unspecified date probably in March of 1863.He deserted the Confederate 62nd N.C. Infantry Regiment, Co. E, on 3-28-1863. He enlisted in the Union 2nd N.C. Mounted Infantry, Co. H, on 11-1-1863. He deserted the Union Army on 4-20-1864. There is no record of his return to duty, but he appears to have been a prisoner of war and restored. There is an unreadable document from the Record and Pension Office that may have included his restoration.
Contact Name:  Shannon Gahan
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Date Added:  3/4/2010
Company E
Langdon Leander Shipman - Private   
Conscripted at age 23 in at Brevard, mustered into Co E on 14 Jul 1862. Deserted 10 May 1863 from Greenville, TN. No further record. Was my GGgrandfather(maternal).
Contact Name:  Bruce Blackwell
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Date Added:  8/22/2008
Company F
Robert Ramsey Gettys - Private   
Gettys, Robert Ramsey, Private
Company F, 62nd North Carolina Infantry

Enlisted in Rutherford County on October 8, 1862, for the war. Reported present through October 31, 1862. Captured and paroled at Zollicofer, Tennessee, December 30, 1862. “Cut his toes off” on February 23, 1863 (while at home awaiting exchange). Exchanged in March 1863. Reported absent sick through December 31, 1863. Name appears on a receipt roll for clothing dated August 25, 1864. No further records. Survived the war.

Born: October 18, 1829
Died: April 15, 1915 in Burke Co., NC
Buried: Pinnacle Methodist, McDowell Co., NC
Married: Sarah Elizabeth Toney
Children: 10
Occupation: unknown
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
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Date Added:  4/6/2007
Company F
William Fletcher Halford - Private   
William F. Halford was from Rutherford Co. NC and served in the Confederate Army until captured and taken to Camp Douglas Ill. where he died of the harsh conditions. His name is on the memorial there. He was born on 8/14/1842 to Thomas and Sarah Halford of the Bill's Creek Community of Rutherford Co. William died on 2/6/1864 at Camp Douglas.
Contact Name:  Ronald A. Halford
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Date Added:  9/23/2009
Company F
Michael Hoke Justice - 3rd Lieutenant   
Justice, Michael Hoke, Private
Company F, 62nd North Carolina Infantry

Born in Rutherford County on February 13, 1844. Enlisted in Rutherford County at age 18, July 14, 1862, for the war. Appointed Ordnance Sergeant prior to September 1, 1862, and transferred to the Field and Staff of this regiment. Reported on duty as Brevet 3rd Lieutenant of this company from May 6 through June 30, 1864. No further records.

Justice, Michael Hoke, Ordnance Sgt / 3rd Lieutenant
Field and Staff, 62nd North Carolina Infantry

Previously served, as Private in Company F of this regiment. Appointed Ordnance Sergeant in July-August, 1862, and transferred to the Field and Staff. Reported present through December 31, 1863.Reported on duty as Brevet 3rd Lieutenant of Company F from May 6 through' June 30, 1864, No further records, Survived the war.

Born: February 13, 1844 in NC
Died: February 12, 1919 in Asheville, NC
Buried: unknown
Married: Maggie Smith
Children: 6
Occupation: Attorney
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
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Date Added:  4/6/2007
Company F
Ichabod Crane Keeter - Private   
Keeter, Ichabod Crane, Private
Company F, 62nd North Carolina Infantry

Enlisted in Rutherford County on October 8, 1862, for the war. Reported present through October 31, 1862. Captured and paroled at Zollicoffer, Tennessee, December 30, 1862. Exchanged in March 1863. Reported present on April 10 and June 30, 1863. Captured at Cumberland Gap, Tennessee, September 9, 1863. Sent to Louisville, Kentucky. Confined at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois, September 24, 1863. Died at Camp Douglas on or about February 4, 1864, of “typhoid fever.”

Born: about 1840
Died: February 4,1864 in Chicago, IL
Buried: unknown
Married: unknown
Children: unknown
Occupation: unknown
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
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Date Added:  4/6/2007
Company F
James H. Keeter - Private   
Keeter, James H., Private
Company F, 62nd North Carolina Infantry

Enlisted in Rutherford County on October 8, 1862, for the war. Deserted on October 26, 1862. Returned to duty prior to December 30, 1862 when he was captured and paroled at Zollicoffer, Tennessee, December 30, 1862. Exchanged in March 1863. Reported present on April 10 and June 30, 1863. Captured at Cumberland Gap, Tennessee, September 9, 1863. Sent to Louisville, Kentucky. Confined at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois, September 26, 1863. Released at Camp Douglas on May 18, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance. (He was about 30 years of age at time of enlistment.)

Born: about 1835
Died: unknown
Buried: unknown
Married: Elizabeth White
Children: 5
Occupation: unknown
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
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Date Added:  4/6/2007
Company F
Samuel Cherry Keeter - Private   
Keeter, Samuel Cherry, Private
Company F, 62nd North Carolina Infantry

Enlisted in Rutherford County on October 8, 1862, for the war. Reported present through October 31, 1862. Captured and paroled at Zollicoffer, Tennessee, December 30, 1862. Exchanged in March 1863. Reported present on April 10 and June 30, 1863. Captured at Cumberland Gap, Tennessee, September 9, 1863. Sent to Louisville, Kentucky. Confined at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois, September 26, 1863. Released at Camp Douglas on May 18, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

Born: August 1842
Died: about 1902
Buried: Holly Springs Baptist, Rutherford County, NC
Married: Sarah Emeline Elliott
Children: 1
Occupation: unknown
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
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Date Added:  4/6/2007
Company F
David A. Livingston - Musician   
Fifer... Son of Reverend Cornelius & Nancy Brown Livingston. Born 2/27/1833 in Wilkes County,NC. Enrolled 7/21/62 in Rutherford Co Captured along with most of the regiment 9/9/63 at Cumberland Gap Tn Held at Camp Douglass,Ill till 6/15/65 5/9' dark hair & complexion grey eyes. Captured along with brothers, G.W. and Larkin. Died 4/29/1891, probably in Tennessee.
Contact Name:  Glenn Land
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Date Added:  6/6/2019
Company F
George Winston Livingston - Private   
Teamster...Son of Rev Cornelius & Nancy Brown Livingston. Born 11/10/1835 in Wilkes County,NC. Detailed as a teamster, muster roll shows him serving at Bristol and Greenville Tn during March & April 63 George apparently escaped capture at Cumberland Gap Enrolled 7/14/62 in Rutherford County NC. died 6/13/1914 in Granger Co.Tn. Became a well-known Doctor following the war.
Contact Name:  Glenn Land
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Date Added:  6/6/2019
Company F
Larkin W. Livingston - Musician   
Drummer...Son of Rev. Cornelius & Nancy Brown Livingston. Enrolled 7/21/62 in Rutherford Co NC 5/7' light hair fair complexion blue eyes captured at Cumberland Gap Tn 9/9/63 held at Camp Douglass Illinois till 6/12/1865. Born 6/28/1841 in Wilkes County,NC. Died 4/14/1923 Knoxville,TN.
Contact Name:  Glenn Land
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Date Added:  6/6/2019
Company F
Adam Hampton Searcy - Private   
Adam was a great great great uncle of mine. He was captured at the Cumberland in September 1863. Was taken to Camp Douglas in Chicago. Died there in January of 1864 and is buried with many other in the Confederate Mound.
Contact Name:  Sam Searcy
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Date Added:  8/24/2015
Company F
Paul Flynn Searcy - Private   
Searcy, Paul Flynn, Private
Company F, 62nd North Carolina Infantry

Resided in Rutherford County and was by occupation a carpenter prior to enlisting in Rutherford County at age 23, July 14, 1862, for the war. Reported present through October 31, 1862. Captured and paroled at Zollicoffer, Tennessee, December 30, 1862. Exchanged in March 1863. Reported present on April 10 and June 30, 1863. Captured at Cumberland Gap, Tennessee, September 9, 1863. Sent to Louisville, Kentucky. Confined at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois, September 26, 1863. Released at Camp Douglas on June 16, 1865, after tasking the Oath of Allegiance.

Born: April 30, 1840 in Rutherford Co., NC
Died: April 16, 1930 in Rutherford Co., NC
Buried: Bills Creek Baptist, Rutherford Co., NC
Married: Elizabeth Elmira Dalton
Children: unknown
Occupation: carpenter
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
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Date Added:  4/7/2007
Company G
Pleasant Madison Parker - 2nd Lieutenant   
Pleasant Parker was my 2x great grandfather
Contact Name:  Blanche Kloes
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Date Added:  9/13/2018
Company G
Robert Lafayette Watson - 3rd Sergeant   
P.O.W Surrendered at Cumberland Gap September 9, 1863
Arived Camp Douglas September 26, 1863
Released June 1865
Contact Name:  Brian Watson
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Date Added:  2/3/2010
Company H
Elisha H Dorsey - Private   
Also serving in this company were brothers Anderson and Andrew J Dorsey
Contact Name:  Steve Kelley
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Date Added:  1/19/2005
Company H
Elijah William Fowler - Private   
Captured at Cumberland Gap 9/9/1863, sent to Camp Douglas, IL for duration of war.
Contact Name:  David Payne
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Contact Homepage:  http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=otime
Date Added:  7/26/2005
Company H
William Rufus Jones - Corporal   
Died @ Camp Douglas April 14, 1864 from small pox. Buried at Oakwood Cem. Chi. Ill.Captured at the Cumberland Gap, Tenn on Sept. 9, 1863.
Enlisted July 20,1862 at Webster, NC in Jackson Co.
Contact Name:  R Shepherd
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Date Added:  5/29/2007
Company I
John Henry Dyer - Private   
Born January 4, 1830 - Died 03-26-1909:
Served as a wagon driver in Turpins Infantry. Captured at Cumberland Gap in 1863. Survived inprisonment at Camp Douglas. Buried in Ratliff Cove Cemetery in Waynesville, N.C.. His Brother, Daniel, served in the 3rd Tennessee Union Cavalry.
Contact Name:  Jeffrey Dyer
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Date Added:  2/12/2010
Company I
jonathan noah francis - Private   
enlisted at waynesville died at camp douglas dec.31,1864
Contact Name:  tony capps
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Date Added:  4/22/2008
Company I
Jeremiah F. Gaddy - Private   
M230 roll 14

(4th Cousin 3 times removed)
Contact Name:  Donald Steven Smith
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Contact Homepage:  http://www.mdscv.org/1388/adopt-a-confederate/
Date Added:  2/2/2007
Company I
Thomas B Gaddy - Sergeant   
Thomas Gaddy. Captured along with his brother Jeremiah Gaddy at Cumberland Gap Sept 9, 1863.

He served in Company I 62nd NC Infantry; he was born on January 7, 1833. Thomas Resided in Haywood County and was by occupation a 'renter' prior to enlisting in Haywood County at age 29, July 12, 1862, for the war. Mustered in as Private. Promoted to Sergeant prior to September 1, 1862. Reported present or accounted for through June 30, 1863. Captured at Cumberland Gap, Tennessee, September 9, 1863. Sent to Louisville, Kentucky. Confined at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois, September 26, 1863. Released at Camp Douglas on June 15, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

He had a fair complexion, with brown hair, blue eyes and was 5' ft 6. This information from footnote website, now fold3 Historical Military Records Oath of Allegiance to the United States, Roll of Prisoners of War released June 15th 1865.

{Anyone with information or photographs of Thomas or other family members..please contact me}
Contact Name:  S.Palmer
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Contact Homepage:  cataloocheepalmer@gmail.com
Date Added:  2/9/2017
Company I
logan hannah - Private   
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Contact Name:  hafleck
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Date Added:  1/2/2012
Company I
Edward P Ganes Murray - 3rd Lieutenant   
Commissioned as a 3rd Lieutenant on 11 July 1862 at the age of 25.
Captured at Cumberland Gap, TN on 9 September 1863.
Sent to Johnson's Island, OH on 23 September 1863.
Released on 12 June 1865 after taking the Oath of Allegiance.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  7/22/2010
Company I
Franklin A Pressley - Private   
Joined in July 1862 at age 28. Captured at Cumberland Gap in Sep 1863 was able to survive the attrocities of Camp Douglas, IL and was released 18 May 1865. Married Harriett Hall, sister of my GGGgrandfather, Lawson A Hall.
Contact Name:  Bruce Blackwell
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Date Added:  5/20/2009
Company I
James Jackson Rogers - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Scott Rogers
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Date Added:  4/26/2014
Company K
Levi Butler - 2nd Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Mary Dill
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Date Added:  5/12/2010
Company K
Moses Butler - Private   
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Contact Name:  Mary Dill
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Date Added:  5/12/2010
Company K
Peter Butler - Private   
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Contact Name:  Mary Dill
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Date Added:  5/12/2010
Company K
Samuel L Butler - Sergeant   
Rank is 5th Sgt
Contact Name:  Mary Dill
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Date Added:  5/12/2010
Company K
Drury Cash - Private   
Pvt.Cash signed in Transylvania, NC and sent to Cumberland Ridge after a few skirmishes. Several spectulations as to how a couple of entire companies were surrendered with almost no shots fired. Most of the men were marched to Maryland and the others were then marched on to Camp Douglas in Ill. where Pvt.Cash died a couple years later, 2 months before the last of the prisoners were to be released. Death cert. shows a type of blood poisoning due to dehydration. He is buried in the Confederate mound just outside of Chicago Ill.
Contact Name:  Terry York
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Date Added:  6/1/2009
Company K
R. M. Galloway - Private   
Was Captured at Cumberland gap on Sept. 10, 1863. Died @ Camp Douglas, IL Nov. 5, 1863. Buried in the Confederate Mound, Chicago, IL
Contact Name:  Karl Lindsey
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Date Added:  1/20/2009
Company K
Lambert Clayton Neill - Captain   
Held prisoner at Johnson's Island Lake Erie, and Morris Island
Contact Name:  Neill Keith
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Date Added:  1/22/2010
Company K
Thomas Erastus Reece - Private   
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Contact Name:  David Evette
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Date Added:  7/15/2009
Company K
James D Rykard - Private   
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Contact Name:  Mary Dill
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Date Added:  5/12/2010
Company K
John W Rykard - Private   
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Contact Name:  Mary Dill
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Date Added:  5/12/2010
Company K
Robert H Rykard - Private   
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Contact Name:  Mary Dill
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Date Added:  5/12/2010
Company K
Andrew Jackson Whitmire - Private   
Captured @ Cumberland Gap Sept.10,1863. Died @ Camp Douglas, IL, Jan. 2, 1865. Buried in the Confederate Mound, Chicago,IL. Brother-in-Law to the Galloways of Trans. Co.
Contact Name:  Karl Lindsey
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Date Added:  1/20/2009
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