Service Records for Surnames Beginning with M

Malloy, John Douglas

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Captain

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

7/30/1861: enlisted as Private in Co. F, 24th Regt NC Troops in Cumberland County at age 21

4/11/1862: appointed 2nd Lieutenant and transferred to Co. D, 51st Regt NC Troops

Feb, 1863: at home in Robeson County recruiting for Company D

4/30/1863: promoted to 1st Lieutenant (4/9/1863 in [134])

7/18/1863: wounded in neck at Battery Wagner

7/19/1863: admitted to Trapman Street Hospital

Sep/Oct, 1863: returned to duty

5/16/1864: captured at Drewry’s Bluff

5/19/1864: confined at Point Lookout

6/18/1864: promoted to Captain while POW

6/23/1864: transferred to Ft. Delaware

8/20/1864: transferred to Hilton Head, SC

9/7/1864: placed in stockade on Morris Island under Confederate fire

10/20/1864: confined at Fort Pulaski, GA

1/1/1865: reported confined at Hilton Head

3/12/1865: arrived back at Fort Delaware

6/16/1865: released at Ft. Delaware

NOTES

One of the “Immortal 600”; DOB: 7/5/1840 [99]; residence listed as Buckhorn in [60]; family info at [108]

REFERENCES: 1, 2, 48, 52, 60, 99, 108, 134, 161, 176

Malone, Willis

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Moore Co.

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/18/1862: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 24

Jan/Feb, 1863: absent sick

Mar/Apr, 1863: returned to duty

12/19/1863: absent without leave

Jan/Feb, 1864: returned to duty

6/17/1864: wounded in right arm (fracture) near Petersburg; hospitalized at Petersburg; arm amputated

8/26/1864: furloughed

10/10/1864: died of wounds in hospital at Fayetteville, NC

NOTES

Widow’s pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 109

Malpass, Hanson

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Sergeant

BIRTHPLACE: New Hanover Co.

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/14/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 15 as a Private

4/20-22/1862: treated for anthrax at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 4, bed 10) in Wilmington

5/20/1862: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 6) for morbi cutis

5/25/1862: furloughed

10/31/1863: promoted to Sergeant

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

DOB: 4/13/1845 [112]; brother of Richard, same company; soldier’s & widow’s pension applications at [109], never wounded

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 110, 112

Malpass, Owen M.

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: New Hanover Co.

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/1/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 16

5/20/1862: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 6) in Wilmington for variola

5/26/1862: furloughed

Jul/Aug, 1862: under arrest; reason not reported

Sep/Oct, 1862: returned to duty

6/1/1864: captured at Cold Harbor

6/11/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

9/29/1864: died of chronic diarrhea at Elmira

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 36, 98, 110, 111

Malpass, Richard T.

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: New Hanover Co.

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/1/1862: enlisted in Co. A, 51st Regt NC Troops in New Hanover Co., age 32

5/20/1862: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 6) in Wilmington for morbi cutis

5/26/1862: furloughed

Apr-Jun, 1862: listed as deserter

Jul/Aug, 1862: under arrest

9/27/1862: discharged after being court-martialed

4/14/1863: enlisted in Co. L, 17th Regt NC Troops (2nd Organization)

4/20/1863: deserted

11/18/1863: apprehended

2/9/1864: confined until this date; returned to duty

4/15/1864: deserted

9/24/1864: returned to duty under provision of a presidential pardon

11/5/1864: transferred back to Co. A, 51st Regt. in exchange for Thomas Carrigan

12/7/1864: hospitalized at Richmond with chronic diarrhea

1/26/1865: furloughed for 60 days

NOTES

Brother of Hanson, same company

REFERENCES: 2, 9, 98, 110

Maner, William T.

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Student

SERVICE RECORD

3/29/1862: enlisted in Sampson Co. at age 16

Nov/Dec, 1862: absent sick

Jan/Feb, 1863: returned to duty

Sep, 1863-Feb, 1864: detached to brigade headquarters

6/1/1864: rejoined company before this date; captured at Cold Harbor

6/11/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

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

3/2/1865: paroled at Elmira and transferred to James River for exchange

3/17/1865: paroled prisoner brought in by Union foragers of 2nd Division to provide intelligence on Confederate troop dispositions in Goldsboro area

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 6, 105

Martin, Robert H.

COMPANY: Co. E

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

5/5/1862: enlisted at Camp Holmes near Wilmington at age 27

6/6/1862: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 3, bed 6) in Wilmington for acute diarrhea

6/12/1862: furloughed

6/1/1864: captured at Cold Harbor

6/11/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

8/25/1864: died of chronic diarrhea at Elmira

NOTES

Date of death listed as 8/23/1864 in [89]; family info at [108]

REFERENCES: 2, 89, 98, 108, 110, 111

Mason, Levi

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Cumberland Co.

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/3/1862: enlisted at age 47

Jul/Aug, 1862-Oct, 1864: detailed as commissary guard at Fayetteville

Nov/Dec, 1864: transferred to Co. G, 2nd Battalion Local Defense Troops

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Mathis, Benjamin David

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/1/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 19

Dec, 1864: present through this month

5/1/1865: paroled at Greensboro

NOTES

DOB: 9/22/1824; wounded in hand during war [139]; applied for pension in Florida in 1916

REFERENCES: 2, 63, 139, 141

Mathis, Bryan

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/22/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 45

Sep/Oct, 1863: absent without leave

Nov/Dec, 1863: returned to duty

Nov/Dec, 1864: absent without leave

NOTES

Survived the war

REFERENCES: 2, 110

Mathis, Fleet C.

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/28/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 47

8/20/1862: sick at home

Sep-Dec, 1862: absent without leave

2/4/1863: furloughed for 30 days

May/Jun, 1863: absent without leave

Jul/Aug, 1863: at home on sick furlough

Sep/Oct, 1863: absent without leave

Nov, 1863-Feb, 1864: sick in hospital at Charleston

6/3/1864: hospitalized with debility at Richmond

6/12/1864: furloughed for 30 days

Sep-Dec, 1864: absent without leave

NOTES

Survived the war

REFERENCES: 2, 110

Mathis, Jacob Edward

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

1/5/1863: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 19

5/31/1864: wounded at Cold Harbor; hospitalizd at Richmond

Sep/Oct, 1864: returnd to duty

Nov/Dec, 1864: present

5/1/1865: paroled at Greensboro

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 110

Mathis, Louis H.

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

1/8/1863: enlisted at Camp Whiting near Wilmington at age 17

7/18/1863: shot in left foot and wounded in head by piece of shell at Battery Wagner

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

Dec, 1864: present through this month

5/1/1865: paroled at Greensboro

NOTES

Born: 1846 [109]; pension application at [109]; submitted affadavit supporting Edward Holmes’ and Benjamin Mathis’ pension applications

REFERENCES: 2, 109, 110

Mathis, Luther R.

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/6/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 28

5/4-6/6/1863: treated for continuous fever at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 2, bed 87) in Wilmington

6/16/1864: captured near Petersburg

6/19/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/9/1864: transferred to Elmira

2/9/1865: paroled at Elmira

2/20/1865: received at Boulware’s Wharf, James River, for exchange

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 98

Mathis, Peyton P.

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/28/1862: enlisted in Sampson Co. at age 18

5/31/1864: wounded in the left hand at Cold Harbor; hospitalized at Richmond

Oct, 1864: absent wounded through this month

11/28/1864: hospitalized in Winder hospital, Richmond with gonorrhea; arrested for gambling and sent to Castle Thunder on same date

NOTES

DOB: 1/22/1844; pension records indicate he was wounded in the head at Drewry’s Bluff [2]; part of left middle finger shot off and shot through the forearm at Cold Harbor [109]; name given as Mathews in [11]

REFERENCES: 2, 11, 109, 112

Mathis, Richard

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Grocer

SERVICE RECORD

12/29/1861: enlisted in Co. D, 13th Batt. NC Infantry in Duplin Co. at age 22

4/15/1862: transferred to Co. A, 51st Regt. NC Troops

7/14/1864: killed near Petersburg

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 8

Mathis, Thomas B.

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

10/16/1864: enlisted in Wake Co. at age 37

Dec, 1864: present through this month

2/3/1865: transferred to 63rd Regt NC Troops in exchange for Gabriel Owens

NOTES

No record for service in 63rd Regt.

REFERENCES: 2, 110

Maultsby, Neil Alexander

COMPANY: Co. H

RANK: 1st Sergeant

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/29/1862: enlisted as a Private in Columbus Co. at age 29

6/1/1862: promoted to Corporal

2/4/1863: sick furlough in Columbus Co.

May/Jun, 1863: returned to duty

8/1/1863: promoted to Sergeant

1/1/1864: promoted to 1st Sgt.

6/1/1864: wounded in right lung at Cold Harbor; hospitalized at Petersburg

6/17/1864: died in hospital

NOTES

Born 1833 [35]; photo in [2]; name given as Will in 1850 census; brother of Samuel and Thomas of same company; widow’s pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 32, 56, 58, 109, 110

Maultsby, Samuel White, Sr.

COMPANY: Co. H

RANK: Captain

BIRTHPLACE: Columbus Co.

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/17/1862: appointed 1st Lieutenant at age 27

9/16/1862: promoted to Captain

Sep/Oct, 1862: absent sick in Kinston

Nov/Dec, 1862: present under arrest; reason for arrest not reported

Jan/Feb, 1863: returned to duty

6/2/1863: witness in court martial

6/3-8/1863: treated for debility at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 8, bed 210) in Wilmington

7/14/1863: ordered to take company to Morris Island

12/9/1863: assigned to sit on court martial board

5/16/1864: severely wounded in right thigh (shot through) at Drewry’s Bluff

5/15-5/19 1864: hospitalized in the Officers’ Hospital at Richmond

5/27/1864: furloughed

10/15/1864: absent without leave

Nov/Dec, 1864: returned to duty

Dec, 1864: present through this month

1/2/1865: reported absent sick from 12/28/1864

NOTES

Photo in [1]; occupation listed as tenant farmer in 1860 census; brother of Neill and Thomas of same company; L. W. Mauksby in [41]; DOB: 5/27/1834 [2]; soldier’s & widow’s pension applications at [109]

REFERENCES: 1, 2, 41, 56, 58, 70, 98, 222

Maultsby, Thomas Carver

COMPANY: Co. H

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Columbus Co.

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/7/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 18

2/14/1863: died of typhoid fever at home in Columbus Co.

NOTES

Brother of Samuel and Neill of same company; obit in “Wilmington Journal”, 2/24/1863, age 18 at death; died at father’s residence, age 19 [135]

REFERENCES: 2, 56, 58, 135, 203

Meares, Erasmus D.

COMPANY: Co. H

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

5/14/1862: enlisted as a Private in New Hanover Co. at age 33

5/24-29/1862: treated for remittent fever at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 3, bed 1) in Wilmington

Sep/Oct, 1862: promoted to Sergeant

4/26/1863: hospitalized at Charleston

6/6-8/31/1863: sick furlough in Columbus Co.

Sep/Oct, 1863: returned to duty

1/1/1864: reduced to ranks at his own request

Jan-Oct, 1864: duty as teamster

Nov/Dec, 1864: detached as brigade foragemaster

NOTES

Born 5/17/1828; brother of James of same company; pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 58, 98, 109

Meares, James A.

COMPANY: Co. H

RANK: 1st Lieutenant

BIRTHPLACE: Columbus Co.

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Clerk

SERVICE RECORD

3/19/1862: enlisted as a Private in Columbus Co. at age 24

Jul/Aug, 1862: promoted to Sergeant

10/16/1862: appointed 3rd Lieutenant

8/22/1863: sick in hospital at Charleston

Nov/Dec, 1863: returned to duty

Jun, 1864: wounded near Petersburg

7/16/1864: promoted to 1st Lieutenant

Sep, 1864: returned to duty

9/30/1864: wounded while commanding company at Ft. Harrison

11/1/1864: returned to duty before this date

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Born 6/5/1837; survived the war; brother of Erasmus of same company

REFERENCES: 2, 58, 110, 212

Melvin, D. J.

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Cumberland Co.

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/14/1862: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 19

5/1/1862: listed on company roll

5/17/1862: discharged for unspecified reason

NOTES

Brother of Robert, same company

REFERENCES: 2, 105, 110

Melvin, Robert D.

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Cumberland Co.

RESIDENCE: Bladen Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/10/1862: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 28

Jul, 1862: present through this month

8/6/1862-Feb, 1864: detailed to Signal Corps, probably as telegraph operator

Oct, 1862: granted six-day furlough; returned home to Cumberland County

6/1/1864: rejoined company before this date; captured at Cold Harbor

6/11/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

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

3/2/1865: paroled at Elmira and transferred to James River for exchange

NOTES

Soldier’s Home application at [109]; brother of D. J., same company

REFERENCES: 2, 105, 109, 110, 189

Mercer, John Picket

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/24/1861: enlisted in 1st Co. D, 12th Regt. NC Troops in Robeson County at age 22

12/16/1861: present until company disbanded

3/20/1862: enlisted in Co. D, 51st Regt NC Troops in Cumberland Co.

5/29-6/26/1863: treated for pneumonia at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 5, bed 6) in Wilmington

6/1/1864: wounded in right leg and captured at Cold Harbor

6/11/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

3/10/1865: paroled at Elmira

3/15/1865: received at Boulware’s Wharf, James River, for exchange

NOTES

Biographical info at [103]; obit in “The Robesonian”, 9/11/1916; survived the war; DOB: 11/12/1842; brother to Miles Mercer and Saul Mercer of Company D

REFERENCES: 2, 8, 74, 98, 103, 203

Mercer, John Q.

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Columbus Co.

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/11/1863: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 33

3/23/1863: admitted to Wayside Hospital in Charleston with intermittent fever; transferred to General Hospital #3 in Columbia

Jun, 1863: absent sick through this month

8/20/1863-10/31/1863: absent without leave

Nov/Dec, 1863: returned to duty

8/1/1864: hospitalized at Winchester, VA, with gunshot wound

8/31/1864: detached service

11/26/1864: hospitalized at Richmond with chronic diarrhea

12/28/1864: returned to duty

NOTES

Brother of Samuel & William Mercer, same regiment; pension application in 1901

REFERENCES: 2, 79, 103, 109

Mercer, Miles V.

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/26/1862: enlisted at Crossroads, age 23

5/25-6/2/1863: treated for diarrhea at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 1, bed 5) in Wilmington

6/1/1864: wounded in the left elbow by a minie ball at Cold Harbor; hospitalized at Richmond; left arm amputated

7/15/1864: furloughed

1/1/1865: retired before this date

NOTES

Appeared on amputee roll for Robeson County in 1866; brother of John Mercer and Saul Mercer, same company; pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 45, 74, 98, 109

Mercer, Samuel E.

COMPANY: Co. H

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Columbus Co.

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/12/1862: enlisted in Columbus Co. at age 26

4/1/1863: on sick furlough

May/Jun, 1863: returned to duty

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Born in March 1836; name spelled Messer in 1860 census; brother of John Q. and William Mercer; soldier’s and widow’s pension applications at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 58, 79, 110

Mercer, Saul Mc.

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

1/15/1864: enlisted at Petersburg, VA, age 21

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

6/1/1864: captured at Cold Harbor

6/11/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

7/27/1864: died of chronic diarrhea at Elmira

NOTES

Actual name Saul Mc. Mercer, but incorrectly inscribed as McMercer in muster roll; middle name maybe “Mchibon” or “McRibbon”; born: 1843 [110]; brother to John P. and Miles V. Mercer, same company; buried at Elmira as “F. Mercer”

REFERENCES: 2, 74, 103, 110, 111

Mercer, William

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

1/31/1863: enlisted at Camp Whiting near Wilmington at age 37

3/8/1863: died in hospital at Charleston; cause of death not reported

NOTES

Brother of Samuel and John Q. Mercer; last name “Messer” in [99]

REFERENCES: 2, 52, 58, 79, 99, 110

Merritt, Alsa

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

1/1/1864: enlisted at Camp Holmes near Raleigh, age 19

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Pension applications at [109], not wounded during the war

REFERENCES: 2, 109

Merritt, Frances M.

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Student

SERVICE RECORD

6/30/1863: enlisted in Sampson Co. at age 18

Sep-Dec, 1863: absent sick

1/4-17/1864: absent without leave

5/14/1864: wounded in arm at Drewry’s Bluff

Oct, 1864: absent in hospital through this month

12/28/1864: absent without leave

NOTES

Appeared on amputee roll for Sampson County in 1866; date of wound given as 5/16/1864 in [161]

REFERENCES: 2, 45, 161

Merritt, George W.

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Sergeant

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/23/1862: enlisted as a Private in Duplin Co. at age 18

7/1/1862: promoted to Corporal before this date

8/8/1862: admitted for acute rheumatism at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 3, bed 14) in Wilmington

8/14/1862: furloughed

Mar-Aug, 1864: promoted to Sergeant during this period

5/31/1864: wounded at Cold Harbor

9/30/1864: returned to duty prior to this date; wounded in thigh at Fort Harrison

12/31/1864: returned to duty before this date

5/8/1865: paroled at Goldsboro

NOTES

Widow’s pension application at [109]; son of Isaac, same company

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 109, 110

Merritt, Hiram

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

12/24/1863: enlisted at Camp Battle near Tarbor, age 25

Dec, 1864: present through this motnh

NOTES

Born 1838 (1850 census)

REFERENCES: 2, 110

Merritt, Hubbard

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/1/1862: enlisted in Sampson Co. at age 21

7/31/1863: killed at Battery Wagner

NOTES

Tribute written in “Wilmington Journal”, 8/27/1863

REFERENCES: 2, 149, 191

Merritt, Isaac

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Carpenter

SERVICE RECORD

3/11/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 43

7/28/1862: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 3, bed 22) in Wilmington with rubeola

8/2/1862: furloughed

8/5/1864: died of chronic diarrhea in hospital at Richmond

NOTES

Widow’s pension application at [109]; father of George, same company

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 109, 110, 126

Merritt, James A.

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/19/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 17

Dec, 1864: present through this month

5/23/1865: paroled at Goldsboro

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Merritt, James Thomas

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Rank Unk.

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

Pension records indicate he served in this company (widow)

NOTES

Widow, Bettie A Merritt, born 1857, applied in Duplin Co. in 1921. Witnessed by A. J. Johnson (50th Inf, 3rd Cav) and John A. Boyette (John A. Boyette, Sr. served in Co. B). Unable to locate a military unit.

REFERENCES: 2

Merritt, Kenan

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Carpenter

SERVICE RECORD

3/10/1863: enlisted in Co. B, 1st Battalion NC Heavy Arty in New Hanover County at age 52

6/1/1863: transferred to this company in exchange for Pvt William A. Gavin

Jan/Feb, 1864: transferred to Co. A, 2nd Regt Confederate Engineers

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 18, 110, 112

Merritt, Levi

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/28/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 33

9/11/1862: deserted

1/15/1863: reward offered for arrest

2/7/1863: returned to unit

8/21/1863: deserted

11/1/1863: apprehended before this date; imprisoned at Charleston

Nov/Dec, 1863: under arrest

Jan/Feb, 1864: returned to duty

9/30/1864: wounded in neck at Fort Harrison

Dec, 1864: present

NOTES

Pension application at [109], not wounded during war; deserted at same time as Robert H. Merritt, same company, $30 reward offered for capture and return

REFERENCES: 2, 109, 144

Merritt, Lewis W.

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

6/10/1864: transferred to Co. C, 51st Regt NC Troops from Mallett’s Battalion at age 26

9/30/1864: wounded in groin at Ft. Harrison; hospitalized for two months

Dec, 1864: present through this month

Mar, 1865: wounded in right arm at Bentonville

May, 1865: discharged in hospital at end of war

NOTES

DOB: 2/19/1839; Pension and Soldier’s Home applications at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 109, 112

Merritt, Marley

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

5/1/1861: enlisted in Co. K, 20th Regt. NC Troops in Columbus County at age 23

3/5/1862: enlisted in Co. G, 51st Regt. NC Troops

12/17/1862: wounded in back and right hip at Goldsboro

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

Feb, 1864: present through this month but detached to quartermaster’s department most of the time

May-Aug, 1864: detached duty with General Hoke’s ordnance train during this period

Jun, 1864: wounded slightly somewhere in Virginia during this month

Sep/Oct, 1864: detached duty as ambulance driver

Nov/Dec, 1864: returned to unit

NOTES

Pension application at [109], first name “Morley”

REFERENCES: 2, 9

Merritt, Mordecai M.

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

2/14/1863: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 21

Nov, 1864: present through this month

12/30/1864: hospitalized at Wilmington with remittent fever

1/17/1865: transferred to hospital at Greensboro

1/25/1865: returned to duty

5/8/1865: paroled at Goldsboro

NOTES

Born: 1842; Pension applications at [109], wounded slightly at Bentonville; admitted to Soldier’s Home on 2/27/1908, age 66, resident of Wayne Co., returned 11/4/1916 [133]

REFERENCES: 2, 109, 133

Merritt, Payton

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

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

12/17/1862: wounded slightly at Goldsboro

Feb, 1863: returned to duty

7/18/1863: killed at Battery Wagner

NOTES

Brother of Thomas, same company; tribute in the “Wilmington Journal” of Aug. 6, 1863

REFERENCES: 2

Merritt, Richard

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Ditcher

SERVICE RECORD

2/17/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 43

Oct, 1862: present through this month

Nov, 1862-Apr, 1863: absent sick

5/4/1863: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 4, bed 104) in Wilmington with rheumatism

5/27/1863: discharged for rheumatism

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 98

Merritt, Robert

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/15/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 45

7/12/1863: absent without leave

Oct, 1863: absent through this month

Nov/Dec, 1863: sick in hospital at Charleston

1/26/1864: discharged due to hernia and rheumatism

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Merritt, Robert Hooks

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

1/4/1862: enlisted in Co. D, 13th Battalion NC Infantry in Duplin County at age 46

4/15/1862: transferred to Co. C, 51st Regt NC Troops

9/11/1862: deserted

1/15/1863: reward offered for arrest

2/7/1863: returned to unit

7/12/1863: hospitalized with typhoid fever at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 1, bed 93) in Wilmington

Sep/Oct, 1863: returned to duty

Jun, 1864: wounded in Virginia during this month

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

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

May have been born in Sampson Co.; deserted at same time as Levi Merritt, same company, $30 reward offered for capture and return; widow’s pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 8, 98, 109, 144

Merritt, Thomas W.

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/5/1862: enlisted as Private

6/25/1862: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 4, bed 31) in Wilmington with acute diarrhea

7/1/1862: appointed Musician

9/1/1862: reduced to ranks

5/14/1864: wounded in hand at Drewry’s Bluff

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

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Brother of Payton, same company; date of wound given as 5/16/1864 in [161]

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 110, 161

Merritt, William James

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/18/1862: enlisted

12/4/1863: absent without leave

Jan/Feb, 1864: returned to duty

6/1/1864: wounded in leg and captured at Cold Harbor

6/11/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

2/20/1865: paroled; transferred to James River for exchange

NOTES

DOB: 9/29/1838 [112]; photo at [112]

REFERENCES: 2, 112

Merritt, William M.

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

3/15/1862: enlisted

5/28/1863: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 7, bed 271) in Wilmington for ambustio (burn)

6/2/1863: furloughed for 30 days

May/Jun, 1863: absent sick

Jul/Aug, 1863: returned to duty

12/24/1863: absent without leave

1/23/1864: returned to unit; placed under arrest

5/16/1864: returned to duty prior to this date; seriously wounded at Drewry’s Bluff; returned to duty on unspecified date

8/24/1864: killed near Petersburg

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 161

Miller, Harmon

COMPANY: Misc

RANK: Rank Unk.

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Randolph Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

Pension records indicate he served with this regiment (widow). Widow, Martha J. Miller, born 1829, applied in Randolph Co. in 1908. No unit specified in application. Husband first paid for a substitute but later enlisted in 1862 and served until the end of the war. Witnessed by B. B. Brooks and J. C. Cox. Unable to locate military unit.

NOTES

“Haman” Miller in census. Tombstone at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church in Seagrove, Randolph Co.: born 12/31/1825, died 5/10/1897.

REFERENCES: 2, 109, 110, 112

Miller, Robert J.

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/15/1862: enlisted at Duplin Co. at age 32

6/24/1862: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 3, bed 19) in Wilmington for rubeola

6/18/1864: furloughed

6/1/1864: captured at Cold Harbor (presumed dead [173])

6/11/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

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

10/22/1864: died of chronic diarrhea at Point Lookout

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 26, 98, 111, 173

Miller, William H.

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Corporal

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/15/1862: enlisted as Private in Duplin Co. at age 32

Sep/Oct, 1863: promoted to Corporal

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Soldier’s & widow’s pension applications at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 109

Miller, Zachariah H.

COMPANY: Co. E

RANK: Corporal

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/21/1862: enlisted as Private in New Hanover Co. at age 20

6/26/1862: deserted at Wilmington

9/1/1862: returned to duty prior to this date

May-Aug, 1864: promoted to Corporal

8/8/1864: hospitalized at Richmond with diarrhoea

8/27/1864: furloughed for 30 days

Oct-Dec, 1864: reported absent without leave

NOTES

Born: 1842 [110]

REFERENCES: 2, 110

Millican, Saunders

COMPANY: Cos. G and H

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Brunswick Co.

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/2/1863: enlisted in Co. G, 51st Regt. NC Troops in Columbus Co. at age 35

3/1/1863: transferred to Co. H of same regiment

May-Aug, 1863: sick in hospital

6/1/1863: witness at court martial

7/2-23/1863: treated for bilious fever at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 6, bed 192) in Wilmington

Sep/Oct, 1863: returned to duty

6/1/1864: captured at Cold Harbor

6/11/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

8/1/1864: died of chronic diarrhea at Elmira

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 70, 98

Millican, William James

COMPANY: Co. H

RANK: Corporal

BIRTHPLACE: Brunswick Co.

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/7/1862: enlisted as Corporal in New Hanover Co. at age 29

6/1/1862: promoted to Sergeant

8/1/1863: reduced to ranks

1/1/1864: promoted to Corporal

8/19/1864: captured at Globe Tavern

8/24/1864: confined at Point Lookout

3/14/1865: paroled at Point Lookout

3/16/1865: received at Boulware’s Wharf, James River, for exchange

NOTES

Survived the war; DOB: 1/1/1833; name listed as Milligan in 1850 census

REFERENCES: 2, 56, 110

Millis, Alonzo

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Musician

BIRTHPLACE: New Hanover Co.

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/4/1862: enlisted as a Musician (drummer) in New Hanover Co. at age 16

Dec, 1864: present through this month

5/1/1865: paroled at Greensboro

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 110

Mills, Joseph D.

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: New Hanover Co.

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/18/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 18

5/15/1864: wounded in head at Drewry’s Bluff

5/22/1864: died in hospital at Richmond

NOTES

Date of wound listed as 5/16/1864 in [161]; widow’s pension application at [109], remains were brought home by wife; born: 1834

REFERENCES: 2, 161

Mincey, George

COMPANY: Co. F

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: South Carolina

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Student

SERVICE RECORD

3/10/1862: enlisted in Robeson County

6/9/1862: discharged, reason not reported

NOTES

Born Oct. 1839 (1900 census). Widow’s pension application submitted in 1958 (Mary Eliza Floyd Mincey, b. Nov. 1871, married 1893). Pension applications states that George Mincey was drawing a pension in Columbus Co.; unable to locate

REFERENCES: 2, 109, 110

Mitchell, Hugh G.

COMPANY: Co. E

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

5/15/1862: enlisted at Camp Holmes near Wilmington at age 31

Sep/Oct 1862: reported absent sick

Nov/Dec 1862: reported absent without leave

Jan/Feb 1863: returned to duty

8/3/1863: transferred to Company A, 2nd Regiment Confederate Engineer Troops

NOTES

DOB: 9/1/1831; family info at [108]

REFERENCES: 2, 108, 110

Monroe, Duncan

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Cumberland Co.

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/9/1862: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 38

Jul, 1862: present through this month

8/20/1862-6/30/1863: detailed to guard government stores in Fayetteville

Jul/Aug, 1863: rejoined company

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

Name spelled Munroe in [36]

REFERENCES: 2, 36, 105, 129

Monroe, Thomas

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/5/1863: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 37

7/24/1863: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 3, bed 57) in Wilmington with continuous fever

Dec, 1863: present through this month but sick for much of the time

Jan/Feb, 1864: returned to duty

Sep-Dec, 1864: absent sick

NOTES

Born 4/4/1825; family info at [108]

REFERENCES: 2, 22, 98, 108, 110

Moody, Richard

COMPANY: Co. E

RANK: Rank Unk.

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

Pension records indicate he served with this company. Applied in Robeson Co. in 1925. Born 1845. Enlisted in January 1864. Witnessed by W. H. Graham.

NOTES

Widow, Sallie Moody, applied for pension in Robeson Co. in 1931 and 1947. Born 1861, married 1/20/1898. Husband died on 8/14/1930. Witnessed by J. W. Green (son-in-law). Unit listed as 1st Infantry, Co. I [131]

REFERENCES: 2, 110, 131

Moore, Aldridge

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Cumberland Co.

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

6/18/1863: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 20

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

5/21/1864: confined at Point Lookout

6/7/1864: released at Point Lookout and joined Co. I, 1st Regt. U. S. Volunteers

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 110, 161

Moore, Americus V.

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: New Hanover Co.

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/25/1862: enlisted in Harnett Co. at age 20

4/20/1862: discharged prior to this date; reason not reported

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Moore, Charles A.

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Craven Co.

RESIDENCE: Craven Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

2/10/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 17

Jun, 1862: present through this month

Jul/Aug, 1862: absent without leave

9/1/1862: returned to duty prior to this date

Nov/Dec, 1862: absent without leave

Jan/Feb, 1863: returned to duty

May/Jun, 1863: jailed at Wilmington

7/18/1863: killed at Battery Wagner

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Moore, Charles H.

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Corporal

BIRTHPLACE: New Hanover Co.

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/8/1862: enlisted as a Private in New Hanover Co. at age 20

10/31/1862: promoted to Corporal

6/1/1864: captured at Cold Harbor

6/11/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

3/2/1865: paroled and transferred to James River for exchange

3/10/1865: hospitalized at Richmond with debility

3/16/1865: furloughed for 60 days

NOTES

Brother of James & Luther, same company

REFERENCES: 2, 110

Moore, Green W.

COMPANY: Co. E

RANK: Sergeant

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/28/1862: enlisted as a Private in Robeson Co. at age 16

Nov/Dec 1862: reported absent without leave

Jan/Feb 1863: returned to duty

9/30/1863: promoted to Sergeant

6/17/1864: wounded in the left thigh (flesh) near Petersburg; hospitalized at Petersburg

7/23/1864: died of wounds

NOTES

Brother of Richard, same company

REFERENCES: 2, 110, 128

Moore, J.

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

Jan-Apr, 1865: probable enlistment date

5/11/1865: paroled at Goldsboro

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Moore, James A.

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Sergeant

BIRTHPLACE: New Hanover Co.

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/12/1862: enlisted at Camp Holmes near Wilmington as a Private, age 26

5/8/1863: promoted to ergeant

6/1/1864: captured at Cold Harbor

6/11/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

10/11/1864: paroled

10/31/1864: died at Fort Monroe while being transported for exchange; cause of death not reported

NOTES

Brother of Charles H. & Luther, same company; born: 1836; priomoted to 2nd Lt. on 10/16/1862 [175]; obit in “Fayetteville Observer”, 12/8/1864

REFERENCES: 2, 110, 175, 203

Moore, John

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Cumberland Co.

RESIDENCE: Rockingham Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

9/25/1862: enlisted in Co. E, 8th Regt NC Troops in Wake County

1/7/1863: transferred to Co. I, 51st Regt. N. C. Troops at age 35

5/16/1864: killed at Drewry’s Bluff

NOTES

Date of transfer given as Nov/Dec, 1862 in [55]; widow’s pension application at [109]; born: 1828

REFERENCES: 2, 55, 109, 110

Moore, Luther W.

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: New Hanover Co.

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/31/1863: enlisted in new Hanover Co. at age 18

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

5/17/1864: died of wounds

NOTES

Brother of Charles H. & James, same company; born: 1845

REFERENCES: 2, 110, 161

Moore, Richard H.

COMPANY: Co. E

RANK: Sergeant

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/28/1862: enlisted as a Corporal in Robeson Co. at age 27

5/6-10/1862: treated for chronic bronchitis at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 2, bed 12) in Wilmington

9/16/1862: promoted to Sergeant

6/15/1864: captured near Petersburg

6/19/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

3/10/1865: paroled at Elmira

3/15/1865: received at Boulware’s Wharf, James River, Virginia for exchange

5/3/1865: died of disease; place of death not reported.

NOTES

Widow’s pension application at [109]; brother of Green, same company

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 109, 110

Moore, Thomas McGee

COMPANY: Staff/Co. C

RANK: Ordnance Sergeant

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

5/12/1862: enlisted as a Private in Company C in Duplin Co. at age 17

12/10/1862: appointed acting Ordnance Sgt. and transferred to Regimental Staff; appointed to permanent rank of Ordnance Sgt. on unspecified date

3/19/1864: appointed secretary of committee to endorse Zebulon Vance for governor

Aug, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Born: 1845 [110]; survived the war

REFERENCES: 2, 110, 198

Moore, Willis P.

COMPANY: Co. E

RANK: Captain

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/28/1862: appointed Captain at age 32

Sep/Oct 1862: reported absent sick

11/24/1862: resigned because “I have been troubled with asthma for the last eight years”; also “my wife has gone entirely blind and is in a helpless condition & during my absence my house has been entered and plundered by burglars.”

12/9/1862: resignation accepted

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Morgan, John Nathan

COMPANY: Co. K

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Student

SERVICE RECORD

7/8/1863: enlisted in Sampson Co. at age 22

Oct, 1864: detached duty with brigade quartermaster through this month

Nov/Dec, 1864: rejoined company

5/1/1865: paroled at Greensboro

NOTES

Born in 1841

REFERENCES: 2

Morgan, Kenneth Thomas

COMPANY: Co. F

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/10/1862: enlisted in Robeson Co. at age 24

Jul/Aug, 1862: sick at Confederate Hospital #4 in Wilmington

Sep, 1862: returned to regiment

May/Jun, 1863: furloughed for 12 days

Jul/Aug, 1863: sent to hospital in Augusta

Dec, 1864: present and accounted for through this month

NOTES

DOB: 12/29/1835; widow’s pension application at [109]; family info at [108] & [121], photo at [108]

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 108, 109, 121

Morris, Abraham

COMPANY: Co. F

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/10/1862: enlisted in Robeson Co. at age 20

Mar-Dec, 1862: reported sick

Jan/Feb, 1863: returned to duty

Mar/Apr, 1863: reported sick in hospital at Charleston

3/10/1863: admitted to Wayside Hospital in Charleston for pneumonia; transferred to General Hospital #3 in Columbia

NOTES

Brother of James, same company

REFERENCES: 2, 103, 110

Morris, James M.

COMPANY: Co. F

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/1/1863: enlisted in Charleston, SC at age 20

8/8/1864: hospitalized at Richmond with diarrhoea

8/27/1864: furloughed for 60 days

Nov/Dec, 1864: returned to duty

Dec, 1864: present or accounted for through this month

NOTES

Born: 1843; brother of Abraham, same company; applied for pension (S10969) in Henry Co., TN

REFERENCES: 2, 13, 110

Morris, John C.

COMPANY: Co. E

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Dependent

SERVICE RECORD

4/21/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 20

Nov, 1862 – Apr, 1864: reported absent on detached service at Wilmington

5/1/1863: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 2, bed 31) in Wilimington for “sore stem”

May-Aug, 1864: reported present but sick

9/30/1864: wounded in the right arm at Fort Harrison

Nov/Dec, 1864: reported absent sick

5/1/1865: paroled at Greensboro

NOTES

Born: 1842 [110]

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 110

Morris, Robert

COMPANY: Co. F

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: South Carolina

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/10/1862: enlisted in Robeson Co. at age 32

4/28/1862: discharged by the surgeon, reason not reported

NOTES

Born 1830 (1880 census)

REFERENCES: 2, 110

Morrisey, Samuel Bunting

COMPANY: Staff

RANK: Surgeon

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Physician

SERVICE RECORD

7/11/1862: appointed Surgeon to rank from 5/1/1862, age 32

9/29/1863: wrote letter to newspaper regarding hospitals in Charleston

Feb, 1865: present through this date

5/1/1865: paroled at Greensboro

NOTES

Born: 9/1/1829; senior surgeon of Clingman’s brigade; described by General Clingman as an “able and efficient Army surgeon” and a “gentleman of integrity and good character” [174]

REFERENCES: 1, 2, 103, 110, 112, 174

Morrison, Daniel A.

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/19/1862: enlisted at age 20

6/19/1864: wounded near Petersburg

7/8/1864: died of wounds

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Munns, Washington W.

COMPANY: Co. K

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

3/4/1863: enlisted in Cumberland Co.

Jul-Oct, 1863: on sick furlough

Nov/Dec, 1863: returned to duty

May-Dec, 1864: detached duty (probably teamster) at Petersburg

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Murphy, Hugh N.

COMPANY: Co. K

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: New Hanover Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/28/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 33

4/30-5/20/1862: treated for constipation at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 4, bed 18) in Wilmington

7/25/1864: absent without leave

NOTES

Survived the war

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 100

Murphy, John A.

COMPANY: Staff/Co. K

RANK: Ordnance Sergeant

BIRTHPLACE: New Hanover Co.

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/28/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. as a Private in Company K at age 23

5/2/1862: appointed Ordnance Sgt. and transferred to Regimental Staff

12/10/1862: discharged for bronchial irritation threatening to become consumption

10/16/1864: reenlisted in Company K at Camp Holmes near Raleigh

Dec, 1864: reported absent sick through this month

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 110

Murphy, William Faison

COMPANY: Cos. B and K

RANK: Captain

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Military Cadet

SERVICE RECORD

6/10/1861: enlisted as 1st Sergeant in Co. I, 20th Regt. NC Troops

Nov, 1861: promoted to drillmaster and transferred to an unspecified unit

3/5/1862: enlisted in Co. B, 51st Regt. NC Troops at age 21

3/17/1862: appointed 1st Lieutenant and transferred to Co. K

9/17/1863: promoted to Captain

Nov/Dec, 1863: absent without leave

Jan/Feb, 1864: on detached duty

5/16/1864: rejoined unit before this date; captured at Drewry’s Bluff

5/19/1864: confined at Point Lookout

6/23/1864: transferred to Fort Delaware

8/20/1864: transferred to Hilton Head

9/7/1864: placed in stockade on Morris Island under Confederate fire

10/20/1864: confined at Fort Pulaski

1/1/1865: transferred back to Hilton Head prior to this date

3/12/1865: arrived at Fort Delaware

6/16/1865: released at Fort Delaware

NOTES

Photo in [1]; one of the “Immortal 600”; residence listed as Clinton in [60]; survived the war; DOB:10/28/1841; family info at [108]

REFERENCES: 1, 2, 9, 43, 60, 108

Murray, Samuel

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Unreported

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

5/21/1863: enlisted at Camp Holmes near Wilomington

9/30/1864: captured at Fort Harrison

10/5/1864: confined at Point Lookout

12/27/1864: died of chronic diarrhea at Point Lookout

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 26, 111

Murrell, John P.

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Brunswick Co.

RESIDENCE: Brunswick Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

7/20/1861: enlisted as a Sergeant in Co. C, 8th Regt NC Troops in Brunswick County at age 37

2/28/1862: captured at Roanoke Island

3/21/1862: paroled at Elizabeth City

Aug, 1862: reported as exchanged

3/1/1863: reduced to ranks

Apr, 1863: wounded at Washington, NC

2/19/1864: transferred to Co. G, 51st Regt NC Troops in exchange for Pvt Jesse B. Higgins

7/28/1864: wounded near Petersburg

Sep/Oct, 1864: returned to duty

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Survived the war

REFERENCES: 2, 55, 110

Musselwhite, Abel

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

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

6/5/1862: discharged for “dropsy”

NOTES

Brother of Jacob, same company

REFERENCES: 2, 110

Musselwhite, Archibald

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

9/6/1861: enlisted in Co. A, 31st Regt. NC Troops in Robeson Co. at age 23

3/7/1862: present until transferred to Co. D, 51st Regt. NC Troops

3/12/1862: listed as a deserter by the 31st Regiment

6/5-26/1863: hospitalized at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 3, bed 40) in Wilmington with remittent fever

6/26/1863: returned to duty

8/11/1863: furloughed

Nov/Dec, 1863: returned to duty

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

7/1/1864: returned to duty before this date

Dec, 1864: present through this date

NOTES

Date of wound given as 5/31/1864 in [162]

REFERENCES: 2, 12, 98, 162, 190

Musselwhite, Augustus

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

4/26/1862: enlisted at “Crossroads”

12/17/1862: reported missing after battle at Goldsboro

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

Jan/Feb, 1863: absent sick

Mar/Apr, 1863: returned to duty

May-Aug, 1864: hospitalized at Raleigh

Sep-Dec, 1864: sick in hospital at Wilmington

NOTES

Widow’s pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 109

Musselwhite, Calvin

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/19/1862: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 26

Sep/Oct, 1862: absent sick in hospital

Nov/Dec, 1862: returned to duty

1/27-2/17/1863: treated for extreme debility at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 4, bed 14) in Wilmington

1/31/1863: discharged due to chronic dysentery

NOTES

Brother to Randall, Rhodes & Wiley, same regimeent

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 110

Musselwhite, Jacob

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/7/1862: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 25

5/29-6/11/1862: treated for asthma at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 4, bed 13) in Wilmington

7/18/1863: wounded at Battery Wagner

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

9/30/1864: wounded in the leg at Ft. Harrison

11/1/1864: returned to duty before this date

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Brother of Abel, same company; survived the war

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 110

Musselwhite, John R.

COMPANY: Co. F

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Virginia

RESIDENCE: Unreported

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

3/10/1862: enlisted in Robeson Co. at age 15

5/25/1864: seriously wounded at or near Bermuda Hundred; died at or near Petersburg of wounds

NOTES

DOD: 6/4/1864 [128]; death records give age as 17

REFERENCES: 2, 103, 128, 160

Musselwhite, Lewis

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

9/6/1861: enlisted in Co. A, 31st Regt. NC Troops in Robeson Co. at age 25

3/7/1862: transferred to Co. D, 51st Regt NC Troops

3/12/1862: listed as a deserter by the 31st Regiment

7/18/1863: wounded in the shoulder and arm at Battery Wagner

7/19/1863: admitted to Trapman Street hospital

Feb, 1864: absent wounded through this month

Mar-Dec, 1864: detailed for light duty at Charlotte

NOTES

Pension application made under last name “White”; married 7/5/1863 to Mary Barker [135]

REFERENCES: 2, 12, 52, 109, 135, 190

Musselwhite, Nathan

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/26/1862: enlisted in Robeson Co. at age 29

5/25/1863: hospitalized at Wilmington with chronic diarrhea

5/27-6/30/1863: treated for catarrhus at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 3, bed 33) in Wilmington

6/2/1863: furloughed

Jul/Aug, 1863: returned to duty

6/17/1864: wounded in the lungs near Petersburg

6/24/1864: died of wounds in hospital at Petersburg

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 98

Musselwhite, Randall

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/25/1863: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 31

May-Aug, 1863: guard duty at Wilmington and Fayetteville

Sep/Oct, 1863: absent sick

Nov/Dec, 1863: returned to duty

May-Dec, 1864: sick in hospital at Richmond

NOTES

Brother to Calvin, Rhodes & Wiley, same regimeent

REFERENCES: 2, 110

Musselwhite, Rhodes

COMPANY: Co. F

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

5/1/1863: enlisted at Holmes Landing

5/28/1863: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 3, bed 34) in Wilmington with intermittent fever

9/13/1863; died in hospital at Wilmington; cause of death not reported.

NOTES

Brother to Randall, Calvin & Wiley, same regimeent

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 110

Musselwhite, Wiley M.

COMPANY: Co. F

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/10/1862: enlisted in Robeson Co. at age 20

Apr-Aug, 1862: reported absent sick

Sep/Oct, 1862: returned to duty

May/Jun, 1863: reported sick in hospital at Wilmington

NOTES

Brother to Randall, Rhodes & Calvin, same regiment; survived the war

REFERENCES: 2, 110

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