Service Records for Surnames Beginning with D

Daffron, George W.

COMPANY: Co. E

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Chatham Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/28/1862: enlisted in Robeson Co. at age 52 as a Corporal

Sep/Oct, 1863: reduced to ranks

3/19/1864: appointed to committee for endorsing Zebulon Vance as governor

10/5/1864: hospitalized at Richmond with chronic rheumatism

2/24/1865: returned to duty

NOTES

Served for a time in 1863 as acting regimental Commissary Sergeant; survived the war

REFERENCES: 2, 110, 198

Dail, Julius V.

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/15/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 16

7/31-8/12/1862: hospitalized at Confed. Hospital # 4 (ward 4, bed 28) in Wilmington with typhoid fever

8/12/1862: returned to duty

Dec, 1864: present through this month

5/1/1865: paroled at Greensboro

NOTES

Born: March, 1845; brother of Lemuel, same company

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 110, 112, 137

Dail, Lemuel L.

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/15/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 37

8/1-12/1862: treated for fever at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 4) in Wilmington

6/30/1864: hospitalized at Petersburg with debility

7/1/1864: transferred to hospital at Richmond

7/22/1864: died in hospital at Richmond

NOTES

Brother of Julius, same company

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 110, 126, 137

Dail, Thomas Franklin

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Greene Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

5/12/1862: enlisted

5/16/1864: listed as missing at Drewry’s Bluff

6/17/1864: wounded at Petersburg

12/19/1864: retired to Invalid Corps

NOTES

Two pension applications: injured at Petersburg by bombshell (injured left shoulder, broke both jaws, broke left arm near wrist, and broke left leg below knee)

REFERENCES: 2, 110, 161

Dail, W. M.

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Unreported

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

4/13/1864: enlisted in Wayne Co.

Dec, 1864: present through this month

5/1/1865: paroled at Greensboro

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Dallas, Hugh

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/5/1862: enlisted in Robeson Co. at age 26

6/16/1864: wounded near Petersburg

6/17/1864: died near Petersburg

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Daniel, John W.

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Bladen Co.

RESIDENCE: Bladen Co.

OCCUPATION: School Teacher

SERVICE RECORD

3/3/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 37

May-Aug, 1864: absent sick in hospital at Richmond

3/19/1864: appointed to committee for endorsing Zebulon Vance as governor

Sep/Oct, 1864: absent on sick furlough

Nov/Dec, 1864: returned to duty

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Widow’s pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 109, 110

Daniels, Leroy R.

COMPANY: Co. F

RANK: Corporal

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Unreported

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

5/1/1862: enlisted at Nicholas Depot as a Private

2/29/1864: promoted to Corporal

6/1/1864: captured at Cold Harbor

6/11/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

3/10/1865: paroled

3/15/1865: exchanged and received at Boulware’s Wharf, VA

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Daugherty, Hardy J.

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Corporal

BIRTHPLACE: Cumberland Co.

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/26/1862: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 22 as a Private

7/1/1862: appointed Musician before this date

Nov/Dec, 1862: reduced to ranks

Mar/Apr, 1863: promoted to Corporal

6/17/1864: killed by sharpshooter near Petersburg

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 105

David, James

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Abbeville, SC

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

3/13/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 17

4/1/1862: absent without leave

4/10-14/1862: treated for rubeola at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 1, bed 1) in Wilmington

7/1/1862: dropped from rolls; reason not given

NOTES

“Jimmie Davie” in [98]

REFERENCES: 2, 98

Davis, Dempsey

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Bladen Co.

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/9/1862: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 37

12/17/1862: wounded slightly at Goldsboro

1/1/1863: returned to duty before this date

6/24-7/7/1863: hospitalized at Confed. Hospital #4 (ward 3, bed 58) in Wilmington with typhoid fever

7/7/1863: returned to duty; detailed as provost guard at Fayetteville

Sep/Oct, 1863: rejoined company

12/25/1864: absent sick

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 105, 110, 143

Davis, Elias S.

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

4/26/1862: enlisted at Crossroads at age 21

5/25-6/26/1863: treated for debility at Confederate Hospital #4 in Wilmington

5/17-22/1864: wounded slightly at Drewry’s Bluff

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Brother of Ervin, same company

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 103, 110, 160

Davis, Ervin Q.

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

4/26/1862: enlisted in Robeson Co. at age 22

5/25/1863: treated for gonorrhea at Confederate Hospital #4 in Wilmington

6/1/1864: captured at Cold Harbor

6/11/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

2/1/1865: died at Elmira

NOTES

Brother of Elias, same company

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 110, 111

Davis, Hanson

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Cooper

SERVICE RECORD

6/13/1861: enlisted in Co. C, 19th Regt. NC Troops in Cumberland County at age 27

1/13/1865: pesent until transferred to Co. D, 51st Regt NC Troops

NOTES

Brother of William, same company; pension application at [109], never wounded in the war; family info at [108]

REFERENCES: 2, 3, 108, 109, 110

Davis, J. M.

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Rank Unk.

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Unreported

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

Pension records indicate he served with this company

NOTES

Pension application filed in Wilson County states 5th Battalion, but the way the ‘5’ and ‘B’ are written, it looks like “51”. John M. Davis listed on roster of Co. B, 5th Battalion Light Artillery.

REFERENCES: 2, 109, 131

Davis, James T.

COMPANY: Co. E

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/28/1862: enlisted in Robeson Co. at age 17

5/29-6/11/1862: treated for icterus at Confederate Hospital # 4 (ward 4, bed 12) in Wilmington

Nov/Dec 1862: reported absent without leave

Jan/Feb 1863: returned to duty

7/15/1864: killed by sharpshooters at or near Petersburg

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 98

Davis, John D.

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Cumberland Co.

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/29/1862: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 18

Sep-Dec, 1862: absent sick

Jan/Feb, 1863: returned to duty

5/6/1863: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 3, bed 61) in Wilmington for pneumonia

6/1/1864: captured at Cold Harbor

6/11/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

7/15/1864: killed in train wreck at Shohola

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 105, 129

Davis, John L.

COMPANY: Co. E

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

6/2/1863: enlisted in New Hanover Co.

Dec 1864: present or accounted for through this month

NOTES

Widow’s pension at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 109

Davis, Simon

COMPANY: Co. H

RANK: Rank Unk.

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Unreported

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

Pension records indicate he served with this company (widow’s pension)

NOTES

Widow, Polly Davis, born 1821, applied in Columbus Co. (1901). Enlisted 3/8/1862. Application states “not on roster.” Unable to locate any unit for this soldier.

REFERENCES: 2, 109

Davis, William J.

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

6/21/1861: enlisted in Co. C, 19th Regt. NC Troops in Cumberland County at age 24

5/3/1863: captured at Fredicksburg

5/23/1863: paroled and exchanged at City Point, VA

1/13/1865: present until transferred to Co. D, 51st Regt NC Troops

NOTES

Brother of Hanson, same company; survived the war

REFERENCES: 2, 3, 110

Dawson, Amos

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Onslow Co.

RESIDENCE: Onslow Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

3/29/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 37

6/25/1862: treated for dysentery at Confederate Hospital #4 in Wilmington

Jul/Aug, 1863: absent without leave

Sep-Dec, 1863: under arrest at Charleston

2/18/1864: died of pneumonia in hospital at Petersburg

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 10, 98

Dawson, John Charles

COMPANY: Co. K

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/28/1862: enlisted in Sampson Co. at age 16

2/22/1864: hospitalized at Petersburg

3/17/1864: transferred to another hospital

8/20/1864: hospitalized at Petersburg with debility

8/23/1864: transferred to Raleigh

Sep-Dec, 1864: present

NOTES

Pension application at [109], never wounded

REFERENCES: 2, 109

Deaver, Nathan H.

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Bladen Co.

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/11/1862: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 27

2/11/1863: absent sick

Mar/Apr, 1863: returned to duty

6/1/1864: captured at Cold Harbor

6/11/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

7/15/1864: killed in train wreck at Shohola

NOTES

Dever in [36]

REFERENCES: 2, 36, 105, 129

Dees, Robert

COMPANY: Co. F

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Anson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

3/10/1862: enlisted in Robeson Co. at age 30

6/1/1864: captured at Cold Harbor

6/11/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

3/14/1865: paroled at Elmira

3/18/1865: received at Boulware’s Wharf, James River, Virginia for exchange.

NOTES

Soldier’s and widow’s pension applications at [109], never wounded

REFERENCES: 2, 109

Denning, Josiah

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/3/1864: enlisted in Cumberland Co., age 18

5/25/1864: deserted

Dec, 1864: listed as deserter through this month

3/16/1865: captured by enemy near Fayetteville

3/30/1865: confined at Point Lookout

6/26/1865: released at Point Lookout after taking Oath of Allegiance

NOTES

Made pension application in Harnett Co.

REFERENCES: 2, 109, 110

Dickson, Calvin L.

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

8/7/1863: enlisted for the war on Sullivan’s Island, SC at age 27

9/18/1863: discharged  for “mental and physical inability”

10/2/1864: reenlisted in the company

Dec, 1864: present or accounted for through this month

NOTES

Survived the war

REFERENCES: 2, 110

Dickson, Major Everitt

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Johnston Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/12/1864: transferred to Co. A, 51st Regt. NCT from Cox’s Company, Railroad Guards at age 28

6/16/1864: captured at Petersburg

6/19/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/27/1864: transferred to Elmira

10/11/1864: paroled; transferred to Point Lookout

11/15/1864: exchanged at Venus Point on the Savannah River

NOTES

DOB: 12/17/1833; survived the war; last name Dixon in 1860 census

REFERENCES: 2, 110, 112

Dixon, Daniel H.

COMPANY: Co. K

RANK: 1st Sergeant

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/4/1862: enlisted in Sampson Co. at age 20 as a Private

1/31/1863: promoted to Corporal

7/18/1863: wounded in breast and left arm at Battery Wagner

9/1/1863: returned to duty before this date

5/16/1864: wounded in side, fracturing two ribs, at Drewry’s Bluff; hospitalized at Richmond

5/31/1864: furloughed for 60 days

Sep/Oct, 1864: returned to duty

11/1/1864: promoted to 1st Sergeant

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Soldier’s and widow’s applications at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 109

Doors, John W.

COMPANY: Co. H

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Columbus Co.

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/7/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age38

4/3/1862: discharged by Surgeon for unspecified reason

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 40, 58

Dorman, Martin

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Cumberland Co.

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/21/1862: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 40

6/6-23/1863: treated for continuous fever at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward3, bed 45) in Wilmington

12/25/1864: absent sick

NOTES

Last name “Darman” in [105]; survived the war; widow’s pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 105, 109, 110

Douglas, George A.

COMPANY: Co. F

RANK: Musician

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

Pension records indicate he served with this unit. Filed pension application in Robeson Co., 1928. Listed as drummer boy in Co. F, 51st NC Infantry. No dates of service on application. Mentioned as being home in James E. Douglas letter in March, 1864. Born in 1852 [110].

NOTES

Likely served in this regiment

REFERENCES: 2, 103, 109, 110

Douglass, James Ervin

COMPANY: Co. F

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

3/10/1862: enlisted in Robeson Co. at age 18

5/23-29/1862: treated for chronic diarrhea at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 3, bed 5) in Wilmington

6/1/1864: captured at Cold Harbor

6/11/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

7/3/1865: released  after taking Oath of Allegiance

NOTES

Survived the war; letters between Douglas and his mother can be found on [103]; letters give his middle name as “Ervin” and last name with one ‘s’ (Douglas); brother of George, same company

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 103, 110

DuBose, Jacob W.

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: New Hanover Co.

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/8/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 32

5/3-6/1862: treated for abcessus at Confederate Hospital #4 in Wilmington

8/19/1864: captured at Globe Tavern

8/22/1864: confined at Point Lookout

10/30/1864: paroled

11/14/1864: died from chronic diarrhea aboard “Baltic” en route to Venus Point, Savannah River, for exchange

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 98

Dudley, Eli, Jr.

COMPANY: Co. K

RANK: 3rd Lieutenant

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

4/28/1862: enlisted in Sampson Co. at age 25 as a Sergeant

6/1/1864: wounded in left hand at Cold Harbor

7/20/1864: elected 3rd Lieutenant

9/1/1864: returned to duty before this date

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Survived the war; married on 3/29/1864 to Caroline N. Underwood [135]; tombstone gives rank as 2nd Lt.

REFERENCES: 2, 112, 135

Dudley, John W.

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/29/1862: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 20

5/29/1862: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 3, bed 7) in Wilmington for rubeola

Jul/Aug, 1862: absent sick

Sep, 1862: furloughed with broken leg

11/1/1862: returned before this date

Nov/Dec, 1862: absent sick

Jan/Feb, 1863: absent without leave

Mar/Apr, 1863: returned to duty

5/4/1863: hospitalized at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 3, bed 55) with typhoid fever

5/22/1863: treated for pneumonia at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 6, bed 171)

5/23/1863: discharged for carditis

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 105

Duncan, Hardy

COMPANY: Co. H

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Columbus Co.

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/7/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age36

1/29/1863: died of pneumonia in hospital at Wilmington

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 40, 58

Durden, Duncan J.

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Wayne Co.

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/9/1862: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 32

5/20/1862: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 4, bed 3) in Wilmington for acute rheumatism & morbi cutis

Dec, 1862: present through this month but absent sick for most of period

Jan/Feb, 1863: absent without leave

Mar/Apr, 1863: absent sick

May/Jun, 1863: dropped from company rolls

4/30/1864: returned to duty sometime after this date

6/1/1864: wounded (“shot in right shoulder with minnie ball”) at Cold Harbor

Dec, 1864: absent wounded through this date

NOTES

Pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 105, 109

Dyson, James T.

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Columbus Co.

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/5/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 31

7/1/1862: discharged prior to this date; reason not reported

10/10/1863: reenlisted in this company at Long Island, Charleston

1/19/1864: discharged because of “white swelling” (cancer)

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Dyson, Solomon Asberry

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Columbus Co.

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/2/1863: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 17

May/Jun, 1863: jailed in Wilmington; reason not reported

6/26/1863: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 3, bed 40) in Wilmington for typhoid fever

7/5/1863: died in hospital at Wilmington

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 98

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