Service Records for Surnames Beginning with E

Edge, Simeon B.

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Bladen Co.

RESIDENCE: Bladen Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/4/1862: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 21

8/2/1863: wounded in left knee (“crushed”) by shell fragment at Battery Wagner; left leg amputated

8/3/1863: admitted to Trapman Street Hospital

9/27/1863: died of wounds

NOTES

Name listed as J. P. Edge in [52]

REFERENCES: 2, 4, 6, 52, 103, 191

Edwards, H. F.

COMPANY: Co. K

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

12/31/1864: probably enlisted after this date; place and date of enlistement unknown

5/20/1865: paroled at Goldsboro

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Edwards, John

COMPANY: Co. H

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Columbus Co.

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/17/1862: enlisted in Columbus Co. at age 45

8/20/1862: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 in Wilmington; furloughed

Sep-Dec, 1862: sick furlough in Columbus Co.

Jan/Feb, 1863: returned to duty

12/2/1863: absent without leave

Jan/Feb, 1864: returned to duty

Nov/Dec, 1864: hospitalized at Greensboro

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 98

Edwards, Levi

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Unreported

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

5/8/1863: enlisted at Camp Holmes near Wilmington

9/30/1864: reported missing in action at Fort Harrison

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Edwards, W. Pinckney

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Columbus Co.

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

4/27/1864: enlisted in Columbus Co. at age 17

5/31/1864: killed at Cold Harbor

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Edwards, Washington P.

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Bladen Co.

RESIDENCE: Bladen Co.

OCCUPATION: Student

SERVICE RECORD

2/11/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 16

4/20/1862: discharged before this date

12/17/1864: died prior to this date

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 110

Elkins, James A.

COMPANY: Co. H

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Columbus Co.

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

4/28/1862: enlisted in Columbus Co. at age 28

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Born 2/14/1834; served as teamster for much of war; survived the war

REFERENCES: 2, 58, 110

Elliott, Alexander, Jr.

COMPANY: Co. K

RANK: 3rd Lieutenant

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

7/5/1862: enlisted in Co. K at Cumberland Co., age 26, as either Private or Corporal

8/13/1862: promoted to Sergeant

12/17/1862: wounded slightly in left hand at Goldsboro

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

4/23/1863: promoted to Sgt. Major and transferred to Regimental Staff

10/1/1863: promoted to 3rd Lieutenant and transferred back to Company K

3/8/1864: promotion approved by examining board

6/1/1864: wounded at Cold Harbor

6/2/1864: died of wounds

NOTES

Photo at [1]; died at Hoke’s Division Hospital at age 27 [135]; letter containing account of death dated 6/5/1864 in George E. London Collection, PC1275, NC Division of Archives and History; obituary in “Fayetteville Observer”, 6/16/1864

REFERENCES: 1, 2, 70, 110, 135, 203

Ellis, Alexander

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Cumberland Co.

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/27/1864: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 18

Sep/Oct, 1862: absent sick

Nov/Dec, 1862: returned to duty

5/24/1864: died of anemia in hospital at Petersburg

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 105, 128

Ellis, Evander

COMPANY: Co. H

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Columbus Co.

RESIDENCE: Bladen Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/12/1862: enlisted in Columbus Co. at age 45

5/29-6/15/1863: hospitalized with pneumonia at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 3, bed 56) in Wilmington

7/2-9/1863: treated for diarrhea at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 6, bed 181)

7/10-12/1863: treated for debility at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 6, bed 190)

12/2/1863: absent without leave

Apr, 1864: absent without leave through this month

6/6/1864: died in Bladen Co., cause of death not reported

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 98

Ellis, James

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Musician

BIRTHPLACE: Onslow Co.

RESIDENCE: Unreported

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

3/24/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 16 as a Private

Jul/Aug, 1862: appointed Musician

7/6/1864: hospitalized at Wilmington with gunshot wound

8/16/1864: returned to duty

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Ellis, William D. B.

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

5/12/1862: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 24

6/1/1864: captured at Cold Harbor

6/11/1864: transferred to Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

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

10/11/1864: paroled at Elmira and transferred to Point Lookout

11/15/1864: received at Venus Point, Savannah River, for exchange

NOTES

“William DeBerry Ellis”; DOB: 4/22/1839

REFERENCES: 2, 110, 112

Ennis, James F.

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Sergeant

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

1/21/1862: enlisted in Co. D, 13th Battalion NC Infantry in New Hanover County at age 22

4/15/1862: transferred to Company A, 51st Regt. NC Troops as Private

10/31/1863: promoted to Sergeant

5/15/1864: wounded in the arm at Drewry’s Bluff; hospitalized in Richmond

6/3/1864: furloughed for 60 days

9/30/1864: captured at Fort Harrison

10/5/1864: confined at Point Lookout

3/17/1865: paroled

3/19/1865: exchanged at Boulware’s Wharf, James River, Virginia

NOTES

Survived the war

REFERENCES: 2, 8, 110

Evans, Anchram H.

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Brunswick Co.

RESIDENCE: Brunswick Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

1/25/1862: enlisted in Brunswick Co. at age 24 as a Sergeant

Sep/Oct, 1862: promoted to 1st Sgt

Jul/Aug, 1863: sick in hospital at Charleston

Sep/Oct, 1863: returned to duty

Mar-Aug, 1864: reduced to ranks during this period

Sep/Oct, 1864: absent

Nov/Dec, 1864: on detached duty

NOTES

Pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 109

Evans, Davidson

COMPANY: Co. F

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

5/1/1862: enlisted at Nichols Depot, SC

8/3/1862: deserted

1/17/1863: $30 reward offered for apprehension

May/Jun 1863: reported in prison at Wilmington awaiting trial; court-martialed and sentenced to death

8/10/1863: released and returned to the company

8/11/1863: deserted

NOTES

Survived the war; 1870 census: born 1833

REFERENCES: 2, 110, 216

Evans, Duncan C.

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/26/1862: enlisted in Robeson Co. at age 28

1/27/1863: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 4, bed 5) in Wilmington

1/28/1863: died in hospital at Wilmington of fever

NOTES

Died at age “28 years, 1 month, & 28 days, leaving a widowed mother, a twin brother & two sisters” (“Fayetteville Observer”, 3/5/1863); twin brother of James A., same company

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 110, 203

Evans, Jacob A.

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: 1st Lieutenant

BIRTHPLACE: Brunswick Co.

RESIDENCE: Brunswick Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/22/1862: appointed 3rd Lieutenant at age 34

6/19/1862: promoted to 2nd Lt. before this date

Sep/Oct, 1862: absent sick

Nov/Dec, 1862: present sick

Jan/Feb, 1863: returned to duty

8/14/1863: absent sick on furlough

10/1/1863: promoted to 1st Lt.

Nov/Dec, 1863: returned to duty

5/16/1864: wounded at Bermuda Hundred

May-Aug, 1864: absent sick or wounded

9/20/1864: hospitalized at Wilmington with acute bronchitis

11/5/1864: returned to duty

Dec 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Place of wound listed as Drewry’s Bluff in [161]; survived the war

REFERENCES: 2, 110, 134, 161, 197

Evans, James A.

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/6/1862: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age27

7/18/1863: wounded “by minnie ball entering near and passing through the right lung going out on the back” at Battery Wagner

Dec, 1864: absent wounded through this date

NOTES

DOB: 6/1/1840 [99]; twin brother of Duncan C., same company; pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 99, 109, 110

Evans, John B.

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Brunswick Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

8/20/1864: enlisted at age 42

Dec, 1864: reported sick in hospital through this month

1/4/1865: returned to duty

NOTES

Pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 109

Evans, Michael

COMPANY: Co. F

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

5/1/1862: enlisted at Nichols Depot, SC

8/3/1862: deserted

8/6/1862: apprehended

9/18/1862: deserted again

Jan/Feb 1863: dropped from company rolls

NOTES

Born 1825 (1880 census); $30 reward offered for apprehension as deserter (Fayetteville Observer, Jan. 22, 1863)

REFERENCES: 2, 110, 216

Evans, William C.

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: New Hanover Co.

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/19/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 35

6/5-8/1863: treated for remittent fever at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 6, bed 176) in Wilmington

6/13/1863: discharged for epilepsy

NOTES

Last name “Evirett” in [98].

REFERENCES: 2, 98

Evans, William W.

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Brunswick Co.

RESIDENCE: Brunswick Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/8/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 19 as a Corporal

2/9/1863: reduced to ranks

6/28/1863: died of typhoid fever at the Marine Hospital in Wilmington

NOTES

Obit in “Wilmington Journal”, 7/6/1863

REFERENCES: 2, 192, 203

Ezzell, Chestnutt J.

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Corporal

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/20/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 18 as a Private

Mar-May, 1864: promoted to Corporal

5/13/1864: wounded in leg near Drewry’s Bluff; leg amputated

6/5/1864: died of tetanus in hospital at Richmond

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 126

Ezzell, Curtis Hooks

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

2/24/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 18

Feb, 1864: present through this month

May-Aug, 1864: detached to Pioneer Corps

5/31/1864: wounded in back of head and right thigh at Cold Harbor

Sep/Oct, 1864: absent sick at division hospital

12/28/1864: absent without leave

NOTES

Soldier’s and widow’s pension applications at [109]; DOB: 10/17/1843; brother of Joseph, Lewis, William & Zachariah, same company; photo & family info at [108]

REFERENCES: 2, 108, 109, 110

Ezzell, Elisha Henry

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/1/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 35

7/28-8/7/1862: treated for remittent fever at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 3, bed 6) in Wilmington

9/1/1862: discharged after furnishing a substitute (Harris Howard)

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 98

Ezzell, Joseph Cullen

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

2/24/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 20

5/16/1864: wounded slightly at Drewry’s Bluff

6/1/1864: wounded in left arm at Cold Harbor; arm amputated

10/20/1864: retired to Invalid Corps

NOTES

Wounded in hand in [173]; pension application at [109]; attended reunion in 1891 (rank listed as Lieutenant); brother of Curtis, Lewis, William & Zachariah, same company; family info at [108]

REFERENCES: 2, 103, 108, 109, 110, 161, 173

Ezzell, Lewis Thomas

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

6/25/1862: enlisted at Camp French near Wilmington at age of 37

7/18/1863: wounded at Battery Wagner

7/19/1863: admitted to Wayside Hospital in Charleston

8/19/1863: died of wounds

NOTES

Born 1825 (1860 census); date of death listed as 8/13/1863 in [52] and 8/12/1863 in [103]; middle name “Thomas” [92]

REFERENCES: 2, 52, 92, 103, 110

Ezzell, Lewis W.

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

2/20/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 27

Jun, 1863: present through this month

Jul/Aug, 1863: under arrest at Charleston for desertion

11/5/1863: court-martilaed

Jan/Feb, 1864: returned to duty

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Brother of Curtis, Joseph, William & Zachariah, same company; family info at [108]; pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 108, 109, 110

Ezzell, Rabon J.

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/21/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 27

7/18/1863: killed at Battery Wagner

NOTES

Widow’s pension application at [109]; tribute in the Wilmington Journal of Aug. 6, 1863

REFERENCES: 2, 109

Ezzell, Thomas

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/5/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 25

7/28-29/1862: treated for rheumatism at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 4, bed 30) in Wilmington

11/25/1863: transferred to Co. C, 63rd Regt NC Troops in exchange for Pvt. William B. Caison

Oct, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 3, 98

Ezzell, William Wright

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Shoemaker

SERVICE RECORD

2/23/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 33

Dec, 1863: present through this month

Jan/Feb, 1864: under arrest in camp; reason not reported

2/24/1864: detailed for light duty in hospital at Richmond because of deformity of the legs

9/13/1864: absent without leave

11/9/1864: returned to duty; assigned to quartemaster’s department

NOTES

Filed pension application in Wayne Co., caught rheumatism during the war; Brother of Curtis, Joseph, Lewis & Zachariah, same company; family info at [108]

REFERENCES: 2, 108, 109, 110

Ezzell, Zachariah

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

2/24/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 17

5/31/1864: slighly wounded at Cold Harbor

12/28/1864: absent without leave

5/8/1865: paroled at Goldsboro

NOTES

DOB: 4/14/1845 [99]; brother of Curtis, Joseph, Lewis & William, same company; family info at [108]

REFERENCES: 2, 99, 108

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