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Daniel Flynn - Unknown   
Looking for Daniel Flynn , 54 th Infantry, NN, CSA
Contact Name:  Mary Ann Kirby
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Date Added:  2/17/2014
Company A
James E Kepley - Private   
My Great Great Grandfather, James E., enlisted 26 May 1862 and mustered out 9 April 1865 @ Appomattox Court House. I am searching for battles this unit may have been in while he served.
Contact Name:  Bob Kepley
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Date Added:  3/9/2011
Company A
george f owens - Private   
george was my gg grandpa,he enlisted may 14 1862 in davidson co, was wounded in the face at fredericksberg va, on dec 13, returned to duty jan 20 1863, catured at rappahannock river station nov 11 1863, died at look out point feb 15 1864
Contact Name:  harold lee owens
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Contact Homepage:  none
Date Added:  1/2/2009
Company B
Oliver Perry Carson - Private   
Born in Rutherford County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Yancey County at age 21, March 21, 1862. Reported present through October 1863. Captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, November 7, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, November 11, 1863. Paroled at Point Lookout on March 10, 1864. Received at City Point, Virginia, March 15, 1864 for exchange. Returned to duty on an unspecified date. Reported present through September- October 1864. Captured at Fort Steadman, Virginia, March 25, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout on March 28, 1865. Released at Point lookout on June 24, 1865 after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

Born: June 22, 1849
Died: July 6, 1922
Buried: Brittain Presbyterian, Rutherford Co., NC
Married: Eliza Catherine Gettys
Children: 5
Occupation: Unknown
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
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Date Added:  4/6/2007
Company B
Jacob Josephus Forney - 3rd Lieutenant   
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Contact Name:  Lee Riggs
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Date Added:  12/2/2005
Company B
James Henry Henline - Private   
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Contact Name:  John Lee Shallenberger
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Date Added:  7/3/2008
Company B
Noah Shuffler - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Rodney Shuffler
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Date Added:  10/20/2006
Company C
Jacob B. Baxley - Private   
My great great grandfather, Jacob B. Baxley, died from disease as a POW at Camp Chase, Ohio on Nov. 14, 1864. He is buried at Camp Chase Cemetery in grave # 463. He is listed in the book, The Story of Camp Chase by William H. Knauss but his name is misspelled in the book. He was a Robeson County, NC native.

WAS A FARMER PRIOR TO ENTERING THE SERVICE. ENLISTED AS A PRIVATE IN THE CIVIL WAR ON APRIL 19, 1862. ENLISTED IN COMPANY C. 54TH NC INFANTRY REGIMENT ON MAY 19, 1862. POW ON MAY 4 1863 AT FREDERICKSBURG, VA. TRANSFERRED ON MAY 7, 1863 AT FT. DELAWARE, DE. EXCHANGED ON MAY 23, 1863 AT CITY POINT, VA. RETURNED ON SEPTEMBER 1, 1863. POW ON JUNE 18, 1864 AT LUNCHBURG, VA. CONFINED ON JUNE 20, 1864 AT ANTHENEUM PRISON IN WHEELING, WV. TRANSFERRED ON JULY 11, 1864 TO CAMP CHASE IN COLUMBUS, OH. DIED OF DISEASE WHILE A POW ON NOV. 14, 1864 IN CAMP CHASE, OH. UNIT HISTORY: 54th Infantry Regiment was assembled at Camp Mangum, near Raleigh, North Carolina, in May, 1862. The men were from the counties of Rowan, Burke, Cumberland, Northampton, Iredell, Guilford, Wilkes, Yadkin, Columbus, and Granville. It was assigned to General Law`s, Hoke`s, Godwin`s, and W.G. Lewis` Brigade, Army of Northern Virgina. The 54th was engaged at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, then guarded prisoners captured at Winchester during the Pennsylvania Campaign. Later it took part in Bristoe and Mine Run campaigns, the conflicts at Plymouth and Drewry`s Bluff, Early`s Shenandoah Valley operations, and the Appomattox Campaign. This regiment lost 6 killed and 40 wounded at Fredericksburg, had 3 killed and 38 wounded at Chancellorsville and 2 wounded and 306 missing at the Rappahannock River. It totalled about 700 men in July, 1864, and surrendered with 4 officers and 53 men of which 23 were armed. The field officers were Colonels James C.S. McDowell, Kenneth M. Murchison, and John Wimbish; Lieutenant Colonel Anderson Ellis; and Major James A. Rogers

Contact Name:  Robin Parker Meekins
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Contact Homepage:  www.tribalpages.com.tribes/ncnative69
Date Added:  1/6/2006
Company D
James Benjamin Vasser - Private   
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Contact Name:  Elizabeth Thorne-McKenzie
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Date Added:  4/30/2014
Company E
Richard Franklin Jarvis - Private   
enlisted Lenoir Co., NC First soldier to die from Wilkes Co., NC., was also a Rev.
Contact Name:  Carole O'Dell
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Date Added:  11/17/2012
Company E
Abraham Len Mayberry - Sergeant   
Abraham Len Mayberry (Abraham5, Randolph, Abel, Charles, Francis) b ca 1836 Iredell Co NC; m Amanda Martin; living in Alexander Co when he enlisted in Iredell Co on 21 May 1862; mustered in as Pvt. in Co. E, 54th Reg., NC Inf.; reported absent with leave in May/Jun 1862; promoted to Sgt. In Jul/Sep 1862; deserted ca 12 Nov 1862 after being detailed to go to Alexander Co and other nearby counties to apprehend deserters; reduced to ranks on or about the same date; went over to the Union side about 1 Aug 1864; confined at Knoxville, TN 5 Aug 1864; trans. To Chattanooga, TN about 9 Aug 1864; trans. To Louisville, KY where he arrived 15 Aug 1864; released at Louisville 27 Aug 1864 after taking the oath of allegiance.
Contact Name:  Michael Mayberry
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Date Added:  1/18/2011
Company F
david a. apple - Private   
david was my great-great 1st cousin and nephew to pinckney apple, also of the 54th co f. he enlisted 03/12/1863. he was captured 11/07/1863 at the battle of rappahhnock station. sent to pt. lookout, md., he was paroled 05/10/1865.
Contact Name:  jim barrett
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Date Added:  2/3/2012
Company F
peter apple - Private   
peter was my great-great uncle, brother to pinckney also of the 54th. he enlisted late in the war, 02/15/1864. he survived, surrendering with his reg 04/1865.
Contact Name:  jim barrett
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Date Added:  2/3/2012
Company F
pinckney y. apple - Private   
pinckney (also spelled pinkney) was my great-great grandfather who enlisted 05/27/1862 and served as a division teamster until the unit's surrender with lee.
Contact Name:  jim barrett
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Date Added:  2/3/2012
Company F
william s. apple - Corporal   
william was my great-great 1st cousin who was the brother to david a. and nephew to pinckney apple also of the 54th. he enlisted 02/27/1862 and was promoted to corporal 09/13/1862. he was admitted to hospital #9 in richmond with smallpox and died on 11/30/1862.
Contact Name:  jim barrett
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Date Added:  2/3/2012
Company F
george f. chrisman - Private   
george was my great-great 1st cousin and was related to zachariah, my great-great grandfather, and william riley chrisman also a great-great 1st cousin. george enlisted 03/12/1862 and was wounded 05/04/1863 near fredericksberg,va. on 11/07/1863 he was captured after the fight at rappahhnock station and taken to pt. lookout, md. on 04/19/1864 he died of disease and was buried in a mass graveyard near the camp.
Contact Name:  jim barrett
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Date Added:  2/3/2012
Company F
David Chrismon - Private   
Enlisted Feb. 27th 1862 in Guilford County at age of 30. Discharged on Sept. 16, 1862 by reason of disability.
Contact Name:  Thomas Spencer
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Date Added:  12/30/2010
Company F
William Riley Chrismon - 1st Sergeant   
1st Sergeant William Riley Chrismon was born in Guilford Co. and was a farmer prior to enlisting May 6th 1862 at the age of 30. He was mustered in as Corporal, the promoted to Sergeant 15 Oct. 1862. Reported as present or accounted for through Oct. 1863. He was killed at the battle of Rappahannock Station, VA on 7 Nov. 1863.
He died leaving 2 sons and 2 daughtersin Osceola, NC
Contact Name:  Thomas Spencer
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Date Added:  12/30/2010
Company F
James Hamilton Cummons - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Angie Williams
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Contact Homepage:  http://angiesrootsareshowing.blogspot.com
Date Added:  3/12/2011
Company G
William Eldridge - Private   
Residence Surry County, NC as a 30 year old farmer.

Enlisted on 4/10/1862 in Wilkes Co., NC as a Private.

On 5/23/1862 he mustered into 'G' Co. 54th NC Infantry

He was listed as:
* POW 11/7/1863 Rappahannock Station, VA
* Confined 11/11/1863 Point Lookout, MD
* Paroled 3/16/1864 Point Lookout, MD
* Exchanged 3/20/1864 City Point, VA
* POW 4/6/1865 Farmville, VA
* Confined 4/14/1865 Newport News, VA
*Oath of Allegiance 6/26/1865 Newport News, VA

Promotions:
* Corpl 7/2/1862
* Sergt 5/6/1863
* Priv 11/30/1863 (Reduced to ranks)
* Sergt 10/31/1864

Other Information:
Born in Surry County, NC
Contact Name:  A. Bright
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Date Added:  6/25/2009
Company G
Harrison Tyler Felts - 1st Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Michael Felts
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Date Added:  6/16/2016
Company G
William A Pardue - Private   
My Great, great, great Grandfather enlisted in Wake County at age 35, 1 November, 1863. Six days later, 7 November, most of the Company, including William, was captured at Rappahanock Station, VA. He was confined at Point Lookout Maryland 11 November 1863 until 20 March 1864 when he was paroled. Regretably, but understandably, he went home and never returned to duty. He was reported AWOL in September-October, 1864.
Contact Name:  Angel McCreery
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Date Added:  3/17/2009
Company H
Henry Harrison Cecil - Private   
This is my Great, great, Great Grandfather
Contact Name:  Robert Terry
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Date Added:  9/12/2012
Company H
Jesse Kimber Cockerham - Private   
He was born September 10, 1845 in Poplar Springs, Surry County, North Carolina. He enlisted March 17, 1862 in Yadkin County, NC and on May 23, 1862 mustered into Company H, NC 54th Infantry. He deserted May 18, 1863 at Fredericksburg, Virginia and returned September 23, 1863. Absent September 30, 1864 and then was a POW April 7, 1865 in Petersburg, Virginia and confined April 7, 1865 at Hart’s Island, NY Harbor. Took Oath of Allegiance June 17, 1865 at Hart’s Island, NY Harbor. He died March 20, 1932 in Zephyr, Surry County, North Carolina.
Contact Name:  A. Bright
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Date Added:  9/4/2009
Company H
Meshack Franklin Cockerham - Private   
He was born July 25, 1828 in Surry County, NC. He enlisted March 17, 1862 in Yadkin County, NC and on May 23, 1862 mustered into Company H, NC 54th Infantry. He was wounded May 4, 1863 at Fredericksburg, Virginia and then he deserted May 18, 1863, he returned September 25, 1863. Was a POW November 7, 1863 at Rappahannock Station, Virginia and confined November 11, 1863 at Point Lookout, MD. Was paroled February 18, 1865 at Point Lookout, MD and exchanged February 20, 1865 at Boulware’s Wharf, Virginia.
Contact Name:  A. Bright
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Date Added:  9/4/2009
Company H
Pleasant Henderson Cockerham - Private   
He was born June 25, 1838 in Surry County, NC. He enlisted March 17, 1862 and mustered into Company H, NC 54th Infantry. He deserted May 18, 1863 at Fredericksburg, Virginia and returned September 23, 1863. Was a POW November 7, 1863 at Rappahannock Station, Virginia and was confined November 11, 1863 at Point Lookout, MD. Paroled March 16 1864 from Point Lookout, MD and exchanged March 20, 1864 at City Point, Virginia. Hospitalized June 27, 1864 in Richmond, Virginia and then wounded September 22, 1864 at Fisher’s Hill, Virginia. Promotions: Sergeant: March17, 1862, Reduced in ranks to Corpl on July 30, 1862 and then reduced in ranks to Private on October 31, 1863. He died December 30, 1919 in Surry County, NC. Also serviced in Company C, of the 21st NC Infantry.
Contact Name:  A. Bright
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Date Added:  9/4/2009
Company H
Simeon A. Jarvis - Corporal   
Simeon A. Jarvis enlisted on March 17,1862 in Yadkin Co. NC as a Corporal and was mustered into H Company, 54th Infantry. Nov 7th, 1863 Simeon was listed as 'POW' at Rappahannock Station, VA and was confined in the 'Old Capital Prison in Washington DC. He was then transferred to Johnson's Island OH where he took the Oath of Allegiance on June 13th, 1865.

Born: About 1844
Died: Around 1865 cause unknown
Contact Name:  A. Jarvis Hargette
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Date Added:  10/4/2007
Company H
Sinclair Jefferson McMickle - Corporal   
He was born 1844 in Surry County, NC. He enlisted on March 17, 1862 in Yadkin County, NC as a Corporal and on May 23, 1862 he mustered into Company H, NC 54th Infantry. Deserted July 28, 1863 at New Market, Virginia, returned August 28, 1863. Was hospitalized November 8, 1863 in Richmond, Virginia, returned January 1, 1864. Wounded June 4, 1864 at Cold Harbor, Virginia, POW July 20, 1864 Stephenson’s Depot, Virginia and confined July 24, 1864 at Wheeling, West Virginia. He was transferred July 28, 1864 to Camp Chase, Ohio and paroled March 2, 1865 at Camp Chase, Ohio. Was exchanged March 11, 1865 Boulware’s Wharf, Virginia. Promotions: Sergeant March 30, 1863, Reduced in ranks Private September 30, 1863.
Contact Name:  A. Bright
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Date Added:  9/4/2009
Company I
John C. McFarland - Private   
McFarland, John C., Private
Company I, 54th North Carolina Infantry

Born in Polk County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Polk County at age 18, April 23, 1862, for the war. Reported present or accounted for on surviving company muster rolls through October 1863. Captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, November 7, 1863. Confined at Pt. Lookout, Maryland, November 11, 1863. Paroled at Point Lookout on or about March 16, 1864. Received at City Point, Virginia, March 20, 1864, for exchange. Hospitalized at Richmond, Virginia, March 20, 1864, with chronic diarrhea. Furloughed for thirty days on March 26, 1864. Returned to duty on an unspecified date. Wounded in the side and spine at Winchester, Virginia, September 19, 1864. Reported absent wounded through October 1864. Retired from service on March 14, 1865, by reason of disability from wounds. 'The ball entered the left side and passed out the right, injuring the spinal cord, and producing partial paralysis of the lower extremities.

Born: about 1841 in Polk Co., NC
Died: unknown
Buried: unknown
Married: unknown
Children: unknown
Occupation: farmer
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
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Date Added:  4/6/2007
Company I
Andrew Padgett - Private   
Padgett, Andrew, Private
Company I, 54th North Carolina Infantry
“The Tryon Mountain Boys”

Born in Rutherford County and resided in Polk county where he was by occupation a day laborer or farmer prior to enlisting in Polk County at age 32, March 29, 1862. Reported present on surviving company muster rolls through October 1863. Captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, November 7, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, November 11, 1863. Died at Point Lookout on February 19, 1864. Cause of death not reported.

Born: about 1830 in Rutherford Co., NC
Died: February 19, 1864 at Point Lookout, MD
Buried: unknown
Married: Sarah Smith
Children: 4
Occupation: laborer
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
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Date Added:  4/6/2007
Company I
Silas Page - Private   
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Contact Name:  Cameron Stamey
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Date Added:  3/12/2009
Company I
Perry Potter - Private   
Potter, Perry, Private
Company I, 54th North Carolina Infantry
“The Tryon Mountain Boys”

Born in Spartanburg District, South Carolina and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting at age 30, April 26, 1862, for the war. Reported present on surviving muster rolls through October 1863. Captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, November 7, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, November 11, 1863. Paroled at Point Lookout on or about March 16, 1864. Received at City Point, Virginia, march 20, 1864, for exchange. Reported absent without leave in September-October 1864.

Born: 1830 in Spartanburg Co., SC
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Buried:
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Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
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Date Added:  4/23/2007
Company I
john w.m. turner - 1st Sergeant   
john w.m. turner entered service may 1862,polk co., n.c. he received training at camp mangum. he died of smallpox december 1862 at richmond,va.
Contact Name:  allen turner
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Date Added:  12/5/2009
Company K
John J Brame - Corporal   
Enlisted as a Private on 8 March 1862 at the age of 18.
Enlisted in Company K, 54th Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 20 May 1862.
Promoted to Full Corporal.
Died of disease on 5 December 1862 at Richmond, VA.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  5/24/2010
Company K
Monroe T Brame - Private   
Enlisted as a Private on 5 April 1862 at the age of 30.
Enlisted in Company K, 54th Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 20 May 1862.
Died on 13 June 1862.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  5/24/2010
Company K
Ashley L Bunn - Corporal   
Enlisted as a Private on 2 July 1863.
Promoted to Corporal on 7 November 1863.
Captured at Rappahannock Station, VA on 7 November 1863.
Died of disease as a POW on 7 April 1864 at Point Lookout, MD.
Buried at Point Lookout Confederate Cemetery.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  7/4/2010
Company K
Isham King - Private   
Captured at Winchester Sept. 19, 1864.POW @ Point Lookout, Md.
Mustered in at Camp Magnum May 20, 1862 from Randolph Co., N. C.
Contact Name:  John Sprinkle
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Date Added:  3/9/2011
Company K
william haywood smith - Unknown   
MUSTERED IN ON 4-20-1864,INTO THE 54TH INFANTRY, COMPANY K,IN N.C.
Contact Name:  donny robinson
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Date Added:  11/12/2012
Company K
loyd thomas - Private   
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Contact Name:  sammy lloyd
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Date Added:  10/6/2005
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