Service Records for Surnames Beginning with W, Y and Z

Wade, Aretos Ivey

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Sergeant

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/21/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 31 as a Private

4/9/1863: promoted to Corporal

7/18/1863: wounded slightly at Battery Wagner

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

May-Jul, 1864: wounded slightly during this period

8/26/1864: promoted to Sergeant

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

First name “Aretas” [112]; name “Aretas Ivey” on child’s death certificate; DOB: 11/21/1830; pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 109, 110, 112, 150

Wade, Clark M.

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/3/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 32 as a Private

Jan/Feb, 1863: promoted to Corporal

Jul/Aug, 1863: sick in quarters

Sep/Oct, 1863: home on furlough

Sep/Oct, 1863: reduced to ranks

Nov/Dec, 1863: returned to duty

Jun, 1864: wounded in Virginia

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

Dec, 1864: present through this month

3/22/1865: captured near Goldsboro; sent to New Bern

4/10/1865: confined at Hart’s Island, NY Harbor

6/19/1865: released at Hart’s Island after taking Oath of Allegiance

NOTES

Pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 109

Wade, Duncan B.

COMPANY: Co. K

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

7/4/1862: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 22

9/10/1862: died of typhoid fever at Wilmington

NOTES

DOB: 2/10/1840; residence listed as Cumberland County in 1860 census; obit in “North Carolina Presbyterian”, 10/11/1862; age 23 at death in [135], age 22 in [203]; family info at [108]

REFERENCES: 2, 108, 110, 135, 203

Wade, John Louis

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

10/20/1864: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 19

3/30/1865: died of fever in hospital at Raleigh

NOTES

Born 1845

REFERENCES: 2, 112

Wade, L. A.

COMPANY: Co. K

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Unreported

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

6/9/1863: enlisted in Sampson Co.

8/6/1863: deserted

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Walker, A. C.

COMPANY: Co. K

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Unreported

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

5/16/1862: enlisted in Cumberland Co.

Jul/Aug, 1862: absent without leave

Sep/Oct, 1862: returned to duty

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

6/1/1864: wounded at Cold Harbor; died the same day

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 198

Walker, Edward J.

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 17

7/8/1863: absent without leave

Dec, 1863: absent through this month

Jan/Feb, 1864: dropped from rolls

NOTES

Widow’s pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 109

Walker, George Fennel

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Captain

BIRTHPLACE: New Hanover Co.

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/6/1862: appointed Captain at age 29

7/8/1862: reported under arrest

9/16/1862: court-martialed; reason not reported

11/1/1862: returned to duty prior to this date

5/14/1863: resigned for unspecified reason

5/20/1863: resignation accepted

NOTES

DOB: 6/27/1832; middle name “Fennel” [139]; widow’s pension application at [109]; brother of Washington, same company

REFERENCES: 2, 109, 112

Walker, Jones C.

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: New Hanover Co.

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Student

SERVICE RECORD

4/1/1862: enlisted at age 19

5/5/1862 (or 7/2/1862): discharged by surgeon

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Walker, Moses

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: New Hanover Co.

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Cooper

SERVICE RECORD

2/8/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 49

5/3-9/1862: treated for pneumonia at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 4) in Wilmington

7/14-16/1862: treated for typhoid fever at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 4, bed 15)

7/14/1862 – Aug, 1863: detailed to guard government stores in Fayetteville

Sep/Oct, 1863: rejoined company

12/31/1863: discharged because of hernia

NOTES

Widow’s pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 109

Walker, Samuel J.

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Corporal

BIRTHPLACE: New Hanover Co.

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/8/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 19 as a Corporal

7/28-8/7/1863: treated for typhoid fever at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 7, bed 247) in Wilmington

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

1/7/1865: absent wounded through this date; retired with disability from wounds

NOTES

Pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 98,109

Walker, Washington H.

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: 3rd Lieutenant

BIRTHPLACE: New Hanover Co.

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Merchant

SERVICE RECORD

5/10/1862: appointed 3rd Lieutenant at age 26

NOTES

Born: 1836 (1850/1860 census); brother of George, same company; may have served in Co. C, 1st Regt. NCT and was killed at Sharpsburg

REFERENCES: 2, 5, 110

Wall, T. J.

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Rank Unk.

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Rockingham Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

Feb, 1865: enlisted at age 18; no further records

NOTES

Pension application at [109], born in 1847

REFERENCES: 2, 109

Wallace, John P.

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Ireland

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Boot Maker

SERVICE RECORD

4/15/1861: enlisted as Private in 1st Co. C, 12th Regt. NC Troops in Duplin County at age 23

11/18/1861: mustered out when company disbanded

1/21/1862: enlisted in Co. D, 13th Battalion NC Infantry

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

Dec, 1862: present through this month

1/15/1863-12/31/1863: detailed as nurse in smallpox hospital at Wilmington

Jan/Feb, 1864: on detached duty at Petersburg; rejoined company at later date

5/23/1864: accidentally wounded in left arm at Petersburg

Aug, 1864: reported absent wounded

Sep/Oct, 1864: on duty with quartermaster’s office at Magnolia

Nov/Dec, 1864: absent due to earlier wound

1/5/1865: retired to Invalid Corps

NOTES

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

REFERENCES: 2, 8, 109

Wallace, Tristram Luther

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

4/26/1862: enlisted in Robeson Co. at age 23

Nov/Dec, 1862: absent without leave

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

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Middle name “Luther” on pension application at [109]; death certificate at [110], DOB: 10/31/1837, DOD: 1/15/1916

REFERENCES: 2, 109, 110

Walter, Alfred B.

COMPANY: Co. F

RANK: Captain

BIRTHPLACE: South Carolina

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Physician

SERVICE RECORD

3/10/1862: appointed Captain at age 25

8/18/1862: resigned due to chronic dysentery

8/23/1862: resignation accepted

NOTES

Survied the war (1870 census)

REFERENCES: 2, 110

Walters, Lucas

COMPANY: Co. F

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

5/1/1862: enlisted at Nichols Depot, SC, age24

5/29/1862: hospitalized at Wilmington (Confederate Hospital #4) with anthrax

6/2/1862: returned to duty

Sep/Oct 1862: reported absent sick

Nov 1862-Feb 1863: reported absent without leave

Mar-Sep/Oct 1863: reported absent sick or absent without leave

Sep/Oct 1863: returned to duty

11/21/1863: hospitalized at Charleston with an unspecified complaint

Jan/Feb 1864: returned to duty

9/2/1864: wounded accidentally in the left hand at or near Petersburg; hospitalized at Petersburg

Nov/Dec 1864: reported absent on sick furlough in Robeson County

NOTES

Born: 1838 [110]

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 110

Walters, Thomas F.

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

5/25/1863: enlisted at Camp Holmes near Wilington, age 37

7/22/1863: deserted at Sullivan’s Island

2/28/1864: enlisted at age 37 in Co. C, 50th Regt. NCT in Robeson County Court-martialed on an unspecified date for an unspecified reason

NOTES

Soldier and widow’s pension application states he served in Co. B, 50th Regt. NCT; age 81 in 1907 [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 109, 110

Ward, Absalom

COMPANY: Co. H

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Columbus Co.

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/7/1862: enlisted in Collumbus Co. at age 17

1/29/1864: hospitalized at Petersburg with typhoid fever

3/12/1864: returned to duty

Dec, 1864: present through this month

5/1/1865: paroled at Greensboro

NOTES

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

REFERENCES: 2, 32, 109

Ward, Asa

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Columbus Co.

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/4/1862: enlisted in Columbus Co. at age 17

7/20/1862: died at Fort Johnston of typhoid fever

NOTES

Brother of Samuel W. Ward of the same company

REFERENCES: 2

Ward, Daniel

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

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

May/June 1862: absent without leave

7/28-8/2/1862: treated for remittent fever at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 2, bed 8) in Wilmington

Jul/Aug 1862: reported for duty

Sep/Oct 1862: absent sick

Nov/Dec 1862: returned to duty

8/20/1863: hospitalized in Mt. Pleasant, SC

Nov/Dec 1863: returned to duty

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

5/20/1864: confined at Point Lookout; died at a later date, cause of death not recorded

NOTES

Reported as died on 11/7/1864 at Ft. Monroe after being paroled [163]; two widow’s pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 109, 163, 203

Ward, John

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 37 as a Corporal

5/31/1862: reduced to ranks

6/9/1863: hospitalized at Wilmington with rheumatism

6/24/1863: returned to duty

Jul-Oct, 1863: sick in regimental hospital at Mt. Pleasant, SC

Nov/Dec, 1863: returned to duty

2/24/1864: died of pneumonia in hospital at Petersburg

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Ward, John David

COMPANY: Co. H

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Columbus Co.

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/12/1862: enlisted in Columbus Co. at age 19

2/8/1863: sick furlough in Columbus Co.

May/Jun, 1863: returned to duty

2/23/1864: hospitalized at Petersburg with fever

Mar/Apr, 1864: returned to duty

Dec, 1864: present through this month

1/22/1865: hospitalized at Wilmington with erysipelas

2/19/1865: returned to duty

NOTES

DOB: 7/18/1842 [112]; applied for pension in Florida in 1907; in Wilmington hospital at end of war

REFERENCES: 2, 40, 58, 110, 112, 141

Ward, John F.

COMPANY: Co. E

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/28/1862: enlisted in Robeson Co. at age 36 as a Sergeant

5/9/1862: hospitalized at Wilmington (Confederate Hospital #4) with orchitis

6/12/1862: returned to duty

Jul-Oct, 1862: reduced to ranks

Sep/Oct, 1862: absent sick

Nov/Dec, 1862: returned to duty

12/5/1863: hospitalized at Wilmington (Confederate Hospital #4) with icterus

1/7/1864: returned to duty

5/5-6/5/1864: wounded during this period [185]

May-Aug, 1864: sick in hospital at Richmond

Sep/Oct, 1864: returned to duty

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Survived the war

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 110, 185

Ward, Joseph

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Musician

BIRTHPLACE: New Hanover Co.

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

3/7/1862: enlisted in New Hanover County at age 16 as a Musician (drummer)

4/29/1862: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 in Wilmington with catarrhus

8/28/1862: absent without leave

11/1/1862: returned to duty prior to this date

Nov/Dec, 1862: absent without leave

1/20-2/28/1863: absent sick at Wilmington

Mar/Apr, 1863: returned to duty

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Survived the war

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 110

Ward, Samuel Washington

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Columbus Co.

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/23/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 19

Nov/Dec 1862: absent without leave

Jan/Feb 1863: returned to duty

5/4/1863: hospitalized at General Hospital #4, Wilmington, with pneumonia

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

12/1/1863: absent without leave

Jan/Feb 1864: returned to duty

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

8/13/1864: hospitalized at Winder Hospital in Richmond with diahrrea

8/27/1864: furloughed for 60 days to Whiteville, Columbus Co.

10/26/1864: absent without leave

Winter, 1864/1865: imprisoned in Richmond for desertion; released at end of war

NOTES

Born: Aug, 1842 [112]; brother of Asa Ward of the same company; married Theresa Sellers (niece of Joe Sellars of the same company) after the war; witnessed pension and Soldier’s Home applications for Alva Blake; witnessed pension application for Isham Cribb & Samuel Mercer’s widow

REFERENCES: 2, 28, 29, 39, 98, 109

Ward, Simon

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 20

4/8/1862: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 2, bed 12) in Wilmington with typhoid fever

4/12/1862: died from typhoid fever in hospital at Wilmington

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 98

Ward, William A.

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/9/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 16

7/28-8/2/1862: treated for rubeola at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 2, bed 9) in Wilmington

12/17/1862: wounded seriously at Goldsboro

Mar/Apr 1863: returned to duty

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

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

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Age 4 in 1850 census [56]

REFERENCES: 2, 56, 98, 143, 161

Warren, James Calvin

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

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

7/21/1863: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 in Wilmington with rheumatism

6/1/1864: captured at Cold Harbor

6/11/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

7/15/1864: injured in railroad accident at Shohola

3/14/1865: paroled at Elmira

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

NOTES

Pension application at [109]; brother of Richard Warren, Co. K; first name “Jim” in [98]; photo & family info at [108]

REFERENCES: 2, 69, 98, 105, 108, 109

Warren, John T.

COMPANY: Co. K

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/9/1863: enlisted in Sampson Co. at age 24

7/10/1863: sick in hospital at Wilmington

Sep/Oct, 1863: returned to duty

May-Aug, 1864: absent wounded; date and place not reported

Sep/Oct, 1864: sick at home

12/10/1864: absent without leave

NOTES

Born in 1839; survived the war

REFERENCES: 2, 110

Warren, Richard

COMPANY: Co. K

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/4/1862: enlisted Sampson Co. at age 40 as a Private

5/27/1862: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 4, bed 11) in Wilmington for chronic diarrhea

Nov/Dec, 1862: promoted to Sergeant

12/17/1862: wounded slightly at Goldsboro

Jan/Feb, 1863: returned to duty

4/20/1863: hospitalized at Charleston

May/Jun, 1863: returned to duty

6/1/1864: wounded at Cold Harbor; died same day

NOTES

Brother of James C. Warren, Company I; widow’s pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 69, 98, 109, 132, 143

Warren, William A.

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/4/1862: enlisted in Sampson Co. at age 25

1/24/1863: absent sick in Sampson Co.

Mar/Apr, 1863: returned to duty

Feb, 1864: present through this month

3/1/1864-2/7/1865: detailed as guard at medical purveying department at Charlotte because of disability

5/3/1865: paroled at Charlotte

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 105

Waters, Benajah

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/7/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 32 as a Private

6/25/1862: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 4, bed 32) in Wilmington with acute diarrhea

9/1/1862: appointed Musician

Mar/Apr, 1863: reduced to ranks

5/14/1864: wounded in right shoulder at Drewry’s Bluff; hopspitalized at Richmond

5/23/1864: furloughed for 60 days

Nov/Dec, 1864: returned to duty

NOTES

Widow’s pension application at [109]; brother of Matthew, same company; date of wounded given as 5/16/1864 in [161]

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 109, 110, 161

Waters, J. E.

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Unreported

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

10/16/1864: enlisted in Wake Co.

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Waters, Matthew J.

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

3/3/1862: enlisted in Sampson County, age 27

May, 1863: present through this month

6/29-10/31/1863: absent sick

9/29-11/7/1863: at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 6, bed 133) in Wilmington

Nov/Dec, 1863: returned to duty

6/16/1864: wounded in hand near Petersburg

9/22/1864: absent without leave

NOTES

DOB: 3/10/1834 [112]; brother to Benajah, same company

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 110, 112, 164

Watkins, Blake

COMPANY: Co. K

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/28/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 38

5/16/1864: captured at Drewry’s Bluff

5/21/1864: confined at Point Lookout

2/15/1865: received at Cox’s Wharf, James River, for exchange, after being paroled at Point Lookout

NOTES

Survived the war

REFERENCES: 2

Watkins, Robert R.

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Edgecombe Co.

RESIDENCE: Edgecombe Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

12/28/1863: enlisted at Camp Battle near Tarboro, age 17

1/29/1864: absent without leave

2/7/1864: returned to duty

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

Nov/Dec, 1864: absent without leave

5/26/1865: paroled at Goldsboro

NOTES

Born: 1846 [110]

REFERENCES: 2, 110

Watson, Benjamin

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Unreported

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

10/20/1864: enlisted

Dec, 1864: present through this month

3/19/1865: captured at Kinston

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Watson, David R.

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Sergeant

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Carpenter

SERVICE RECORD

2/15/1862: enlisted in Sampson Co. at age 19 as a Private

12/17/1862: wounded slightly in side at Goldsboro

7/1/1863: returned to duty after being absent wounded and absent sick with smallpox

Nov/Dec, 1864: promoted to Sergeant

Dec, 1864: present through this month

5/23/1865: paroled at Raleigh

NOTES

Brother of Edward & Thomas, same regiment

REFERENCES: 2, 110, 143

Watson, Edward L.

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Captain

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Mechanic

SERVICE RECORD

4/15/1861: enlisted in 1st Co. C, 12th Regt. NC Troops in Duplin County at age 28

11/18/1861: present until company disbanded

2/14/1862: enlisted in Co. C, 51st Regt NC Troops as a Sergeant

5/13/1862: appointed 3rd Lieutenant

6/3/1863: admonished for allowing men to strip for bathing

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

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

9/19/1864: promoted to Captain

Dec, 1864: present through this date

5/1/1865: paroled at Greensboro

NOTES

Brother of David & Thomas, same regiment

REFERENCES: 2, 8, 70, 110, 161

Watson, Noah

COMPANY: Co. E

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Marion District, SC

RESIDENCE: Marion District, SC

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/28/1862: enlisted in Robeson Co. at age 20

5/1-10/1862: treated for otalgia at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 5, bed 9) in Wilmington

5/25/1862: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 3, bed 5) with typhoid fever

5/28/1862: died in hospital at Wilmington

NOTES

Death listed as 5/27/1862 in [98]

REFERENCES: 2, 98

Watson, Samuel D.

COMPANY: Co. F

RANK: 1st Sergeant

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Student

SERVICE RECORD

3/10/1862: enlisted in Robeson Co. at age 20 as 1st Sergeant

5/13/1864: wounded in the arm at Drewry’s Bluff

6/1/1864: returned to duty prior to this date; captured at Cold Harbor

6/11/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

7/15/1864: killed in the railroad accident at Shohola

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 129, 161

Watson, Thomas F.

COMPANY: Co. K

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

2/9/1863: enlisted in Sampson Co. at age 18

May/Jun, 1863: on sick furlough

Jul/Aug, 1863: returned to duty

Nov/Dec, 1863: absent sick in Wilson

2/14/1864: absent without leave

May-Oct, 1864: absent sick

12/10/1864: absent without leave

NOTES

Born in 1845; brother of David & Edward, same regiment; submitted pension application; witnessed David Boon’s (Co. K) pension application

REFERENCES: 2, 109, 110

Weaver, Charles J.

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Harnett Co.

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/28/1862: enlisted in Co. B, 10th Battalion NC Heavy Artillery

4/21/1862: deserted and enlisted in Co. I, 51st Regt. N. C. Troops at age 28

5/1/1862: listed on Company I roll

6/15/1862: returned to duty with Co. B, 10th Battalion

5/23/1863: transferred to Co. D, 10th Battalion

7/21/1863: furloughed for 30 days from hospital at Wilmington; never returned

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 18, 105, 110

Webb, John E.

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Johnston Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

4/26/1862: enlisted in Robeson Co.

7/22/1862: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 6, bed 33) in Wilmington with icterus

4/9/1863: died in hospital at Charleston, cause of death not reported

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 52, 98

Wellons, James David Thomas

COMPANY: Co. K

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Johnston Co.

RESIDENCE: Johnston Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

7/5/1862: enlisted in Sampson Co. at age 34

4/10/1863: admitted to Wayside Hospital in Charleston with dysentery; transferred to General College Hospital #1 in Columbia

7/28/1863: admitted to Wayside Hospital with chronic diarrhea

8/2/1863: returned to duty

Dec, 1864: present but detailed as hospital nurse or hospital steward for much of period

5/29/1865: paroled at Goldsboro

NOTES

Born 5/30/1828; graduated with a degree in medicine from the University of Pennsylvania, practiced medicine after the war and became the first doctor in Four Oaks, NC.

REFERENCES: 2, 80, 103, 110, 170

Wells, James H.

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Unreported

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

5/28/1863: enlisted at Camp Holmes near Wilmington and deserted on same date

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

West, David James

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

12/27/1861: enlisted in Co. D, 13th Battalion NC Infantry in Duplin County at age 21

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

7/18/1863: killed at Battery Wagner

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 8

West, James

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Cumberland Co.

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/7/1862: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 23

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

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

8/9/1863: deserted at Sullivan’s Island, SC

3/11/1865: deserted to the enemy at Fayetteville; sent to Ft. Monroe; transferred to Washington

NOTES

Brother of Joseph, Co. I

REFERENCES: 2, 110, 143

West, Joseph

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

6/1/1861: enlisted in Co. F, 24th Regt NC Troops in Cumberland County at age 22

9/12/1862: captured near Frederick, MD; confined at Ft. Delaware

10/21/1862: transferred to Aiken’s Landing, James River, for exchange

11/10/1862: declared exchanged

5/1/1863: returned to duty before this date

Feb, 1864: transferred to Co. I, 51st Regt. N. C. Troops

5/31/1864: wounded at Cold Harbor

Jun-Oct, 1864: absent wounded at division hospital

Nov/Dec, 1864: detached service at division hospital

2/19/1865: hospitalized at Fayetteville

2/28/1865: still in hospital at Fayetteville

NOTES

Brother of James, Co. D

REFERENCES: 2, 48, 110

West, Thaddeus L.

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

2/21/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 24

5/16/1864: killed at Drewry’s Bluff

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Whaley, Braddock

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/1/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 39

5/23-29/1862: treated for rubeola at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 3, bed 16) in Wilmington

Sep/Oct, 1863: sick in hospital at Charleston

Nov/Dec, 1863: returned to duty

6/1/1864: captured at Cold Harbor

6/11/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

7/7/1865: released at Elmira after taking Oath of Allegiance

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 98

White, Alexander

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 37

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Pension records indicate he was wounded in right leg at Petersburg in June, 1863; also suffered from frostbite

REFERENCES: 2, 109

White, Alva

COMPANY: Co. H

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Columbus Co.

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

5/15/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 27

5/4/1863: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 6, bed 190) in Wilmington with intermittent fever

5/16/1864: killed at Drewry’s Bluff

NOTES

Brother of Stephen of same company; listed as mortally wounded in [161]

REFERENCES: 2, 56, 98, 161

White, Daniel

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

10/29/1864: enlisted at Camp Holmes near Raleigh

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

White, Lewis M.

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Unreported

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

Pension records indicate he served with this company

NOTES

See Lewis Musselwhite; affidavit accompanying pension application refers to “Lewis M White (or Musselwhite)”; this is the same soldier as Lewis M Musselwhite of this regiment

REFERENCES: 2, 52

White, Neill D.

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

7/9/1862: enlisted

Nov/Dec, 1862: absent without leave

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

6/16/1864: wounded near Petersburg

Dec, 1864: absent wounded through this date

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

White, R. M.

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

Jan, 1865: probably enlisted during this month

1/17/1865: hospitalized at Richmond with bronchitis

4/3/1865: captured in hospital at Richmond

4/23/1865: transferred to Newport News

6/15/1865: released at Newport News

NOTES

Place and date of enlistment unknown; probably Jan, 1865

REFERENCES: 2

White, Stephen

COMPANY: Co. H

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Columbus Co.

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

5/18/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 30

8/8/1864: hospitalized at Richmond with diarrhea

8/27/1864: furloughed for 30 days

Sep/Oct, 1864: returned to duty; assigned to ambulance corps

Nov/Dec, 1864: rejoined unit

3/19-3/21/1865: wounded during this period in the head and right leg at Bentonville

NOTES

DOB: 11/20/1831; brother of Alva of same company; pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 56, 58, 109, 110

Whitfield, Benjamin H.

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/24/1862: enlisted at age 38

Sep/Oct, 1862: present but sick

Nov/Dec, 1862: home on sick leave

3/1/1863: returned to duty before this date

7/12/1863: hospitalized at Wilmington with bilious fever

9/29/1863: returned to duty

10/6/1864: hosptalized at Richmond

11/26/1864: returned to duty

Dec, 1864: present through this month

5/2/1865: paroled at Greensboro

NOTES

DOB: 7/11/1824; widow’s pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 109, 112

Whitfield, George W.

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Unreported

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/7/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 23

10/31/1863: deserted; $30 reward offered for his arrest; returned to unit “of his own accord” and was imprisoned at Petersburg, awaiting trial

5/24/1864: died of typhoid fever in hospital at Petersburg

NOTES

Date of desertion listed as 11/1/1862 in [2] and as 10/31/1863 in [167]; probably returned to unit in early 1864; 51st Regiment did not arrive in Petersburg until Jan, 1864

REFERENCES: 2, 128, 167

Whitfield, J. T.

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 32

Nov/Dec, 1862: absent sick

2/11/1863: discharged for cardiac problems

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Wiggins, Joseph D.

COMPANY: Co. H

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

4/30/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co.

Dec, 1862: present through this month

Jan, 1863-Apr, 1864: detached duty as teamster

May-Oct, 1864: absent sick

Nov/Dec, 1864: returned to duty

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 40

Wilcox, Reddin

COMPANY: Co. E

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/28/1862: enlisted in Robeson Co. at age 14

5/4-9/1862: treated for gastritis at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 3, bed 35) in Wilmington

6/10-12/1862: treated for rheumatism at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 6, bed 198) in Wilmington

7/18/1863: wounded slightly at Battery Wagner

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

6/1/1864: captured at Cold Harbor

6/11/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

11/28/1864 died at Elmira of pneumonia

NOTES

Gave age as 16 when he enlisted [2]; 1860 census lists age as 12; 1850 census gives age as 4

REFERENCES: 2, 86, 98, 99, 110, 111, 150

Wilcox, Richard B.

COMPANY: Co. E

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/8/1863: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 37

6/2/1863: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 6, bed 199) in Wilmington with typhoid fever

6/12/1863: died of typhoid fever in hospital

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 110

Wiley, James A.

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

5/12/1862: enlisted at Camp Holmes near Wilmington, age 33

6/27-12/31/1864: detached to work on gunboats in Wilmington

NOTES

Born 1829 & middle initial “A” (1860 census); survived the war; widow’s pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 109, 110

Wilkes, Angus John

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/8/1862: enlisted at “Crossroads,” age 25

5/9/1863: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 5, bed 10) in Wilmington for pneumonia

May-Aug, 1864: absent sick in division hospital

Sep/Oct, 1864: detailed as ambulance driver

12/23/1864: hospitalized at Richmond with bronchitis

1/26/1865: furloughed for 60 days

NOTES

DOB: 3/7/1837; middle name “John”; genealogy at [136]

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 110, 136

Wilkins, Daniel

COMPANY: Co. E

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/28/1862: enlisted in Robeson Co. at age 18

4/10/1862: dropped from company rolls; reason not reported

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Wilkins, John M.

COMPANY: Co. E

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/28/1862: enlisted in Robeson Co. at age 18

10/8/1862: died of typhoid fever at Kinston

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Wilkinson, James

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

5/20/1862: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 4, bed 5) in Wilmington for rubeola

6/13/1862: furloughed

Sep, 1862-May, 1863: absent sick

6/4/1863: discharged because of severe attack of fever

NOTES

Name listed as Wilkinson & Wilkerson on public records; brother of Malcolm, same company

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 103, 110

Wilkinson, Malcolm W.

COMPANY: Co. E

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/28/1862: enlisted in Robeson Co. at age 25

7/16/1863: wounded in left leg on James Island (Charleston)

7/18/1863: admitted to Trapman Street Hospital; leg amputated

Sep/Oct, 1864: absent sick through this period; retired from service

NOTES

DOB: 10/10/1839 [99]; “Wilkerson” on pension application at [109]; name listed as Wilkinson in [2]; brother of James, same company; disability certification, pension application, and receipt for wooden leg at [103]; appeared on amputee roll for Cumberland County in 1866; attended reunion in 1891; family info at [108]

REFERENCES: 2, 45, 52, 99, 103, 108, 109, 139

Williams, Giles B.

COMPANY: Co. E

RANK: Corporal

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

4/30/1862: enlisted at Camp Holmes near Wilmington as a Private

Mar/Apr, 1864: promoted to Corporal

6/1/1864: captured at Cold Harbor

6/11/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

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

NOTES

Giles Bright Williams, b. 1808 [108]; father of Rowland Williams, same company

REFERENCES: 2, 108, 226

Williams, Habran T.

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/31/1862: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 20

7/28-8/4/1862: treated for remittent fever at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 6, bed 19) in Wilmington

Jul/Aug, 1863: sick in hospital at Charleston

Nov/Dec, 1863: returned to duty

4/1/1865: deserted to enemy; sent to Washington, DC; released at Washington on unspecified date

NOTES

Survived the war; first name listed as “Hahrar” in [105]

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 105

Williams, Henry

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/2/1862: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 38

Nov/Dec, 1862: absent sick

2/23-3/27/1863: treated for carbuncle at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 3) in Wilmington

Mar/Apr, 1863: returned to duty

5/20/1864: killed at Bermuda Hundred

NOTES

Two widow’s pension applications at [109]; family info at [108]

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 103, 105, 108, 109, 160

Williams, James Boney

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/6/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 18

May-Aug, 1864: absent sick in brigade hospital

Sep/Oct, 1864: returned to duty

Dec, 1864: present through this date

NOTES

Survived the war; widow’s pension applications at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 109, 110

Williams, James Daniel

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/25/1864: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 40

5/16/1864: wounded in left leg at Drewry’s Bluff; hospitalized at Richmond

9/30/1864: reported captured at Fort Harrison (unsubstantiated); probably killed

NOTES

Born 6/17/1823

REFERENCES: 2

Williams, John Henry

COMPANY: Co. E

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/28/1862: enlisted in Robeson Co. at age 21

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Survived the war

REFERENCES: 2, 110

Williams, John Quince

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

1/31/1863: enlisted at Camp Whiting near Wilmington, age 17

7/11-12/1863: treated for biluous fever at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 3, bed 55) in Wilmington

Jul/Aug, 1863: absent without leave

Sep/Oct, 1863: returned to duty

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

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

9/30/1864: wounded in finger at Ft. Harrison

11/17/1864: absent wounded through this date then absent without leave

NOTES

John Quincy (Quince on tombstone) Williams; DOB: 4/19/1845; DOD: 7/13/1902; widow’s pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 75, 98, 109, 112, 161

Williams, Robert K.

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Mechanic

SERVICE RECORD

4/15/1861: enlisted in 1st Co. C, 12th Regt. NC Troops in Duplin County at age 26

11/18/1861: present until company disbanded

3/6/1862: enlisted in Co. B, 51st Regt. NC Troops

11/1/1862: appointed Lieutenant in Co. A, Mallet’s NC Battalion (Camp Guard)

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 8

Williams, Rowland Frank

COMPANY: Co. E

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Robeson Co.

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/30/1862: enlisted at Camp Holmes near Wilmington, age 18

5/16/1864: wounded in right forearm at Drewry’s Bluff; hospitalized at Richmond

6/3/1864: furloughed for 60 days

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

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Survived the war; DOB: 10/15/1843; son of Giles Williams, same company; photo & family info on [226]

REFERENCES: 2, 108, 112, 226

Williams, Solomon R.

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Brunswick Co.

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

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

Apr-Jun, 1862: absent sick

Jul/Aug, 1862: returned to duty

Nov/Dec, 1862: absent without leave

Jan/Feb, 1863: returned to duty

7/22-24/1863: treated for diarrhea at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 6, bed 143) in Wilmington

Jul/Aug, 1863: absent without leave

Sep-Dec, 1863: detached to Engineer Corps at Wilmington

Jan/Feb, 1864: rejoined company

5/16/1864: captured at Drewry’s Bluff

5/21/1864: confined at Point Lookout

6/7/1864: released and joined Co. I, 1st Regt U.S. Vol. Infantry

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 98

Williamson, J. M.

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Rank Unk.

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

Jan-Apr, 1865: probably enlisted during this period

5/15/1865: paroled at Goldsboro

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Williamson, Jasper B.

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Wayne Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

3/21/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 18

6/1/1864: captured at Cold Harbor

6/11/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

1/17/1865: paroled at Elmira

1/21/1865: received at Boulware’s Wharf, James River, for exchange; hospitalized at Richmond with

chronic diarrhea

1/26/1865: furloughed for 60 days

NOTES

Brother of Jesse, same company

REFERENCES: 2, 110

Williamson, Jesse R.

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: 1st Sergeant

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Carpenter

SERVICE RECORD

3/6/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 26 as 1st Sergeant

Oct, 1862: present through this month

Nov/Dec, 1862: absent sick

2/15/1863 – 4/30/1863: absent sick

May/Jun, 1863: returned to duty

9/30/1864: captured at Fort Harrison

10/5/1864: confined at Point Lookout

2/18/1865: paroled at Point Lookout

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

NOTES

Brother of Jasper, same company; soldier’s & widow’s pension applications and Soldier’s Home application at [109]; admitted to Soldier’s Home as “J. R. Williams” on 3/13/1902, age 67, Alamance Co. [133]

REFERENCES: 2, 109, 110, 133

Williamson, John

COMPANY: Co. H

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Columbus Co.

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/6/1862: enlisted in Columbus Co. at age 45

4/7-11/1862: treated for gastritis at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 4, bed 29) in Wilmington

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 58, 98

Williamson, Page

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

5/21/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 19

7/28/1862: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 3, bed 2) in Wilmington for acute rheumatism

Aug, 1863: present through this month

Sep-Dec, 1863: absent sick

Jan/Feb, 1864: returned to duty

Dec, 1864: present through this month

5/24/1865: paroled at Goldsboro

NOTES

Pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 109, 110

Williamson, William

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Unreported

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

5/23/1863: enlisted at Camp Holmes near Wilmington

7/30-8/3/1863: wounded in side, not seriously, at Battery Wagner

8/27/1863: furloughed

10/21/1863 – 2/29/1864: absent without leave

May-Aug, 1864: dropped from rolls

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 191

Williford, Jason Tounley

COMPANY: Co. K

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/4/1862: enlisted in Sampson Co. at age 18

9/30/1864: captured at Ft. Harrison; confined at Point Lookout

2/11/1865: died of chronic diarrhea at Point Lookout

NOTES

Brother of Sir William, same company; may have enlisted in Duplin Co.

REFERENCES: 2, 26, 110, 111

Williford, John C., Sr.

COMPANY: Co. K

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Turpentiner

SERVICE RECORD

7/8/1862: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 28 as a Private

2/17/1863: absent sick

Mar/Apr, 1863: returned to duty

4/23/1863: promoted to Corporal

Jul/Aug, 1863: sick in hospital at Charleston

7/18/1863: reduced to ranks

10/28/1863: absent without leave

Nov/Dec, 1863: returned to duty

9/30/1864: captured at Ft. Harrison

10/5/1864: confined at Point Lookout

3/17/1865: paroled at Point Lookout

3/19/1865: received at Boulware’s Wharf, James River, for exchange; hospitalized at Richmond with rheumatism

3/20/1865: furloughed for 30 days

NOTES

Pension application at [109]; not wounded during war

REFERENCES: 2, 109

Williford, John Cager

COMPANY: Co. K

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

11/1/1863: enlisted in Sampson Co. at age 33

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Born in 1830 [2]

REFERENCES: 2

Williford, Richard

COMPANY: Co. K

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/4/1862: enlisted in Sampson Co. at age 32

Jul-Oct 1863: reported absent on detached service at the regimental hospital

Nov/Dec 1863: returned to duty

6/1/1864: captured at Cold Harbor

6/11/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

2/20/1865: paroled at Elmira and transferred to the James River, Virginia for exchange

3/4/1865: hospitalized at Richmond with rheumatism

3/10/1865: furloughed for 30 days

NOTES

Born in 1830; soldier’s & widow’s pension applications at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 109

Williford, Sir William

COMPANY: Co. K

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

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

May/Jun, 1862: absent sick

Jul/Aug, 1862: returned to duty

5/16/1864: wounded in left leg at Drewry’s Bluff; hospitalized at Richmond

5/27/1864: furloughed for 60 days

Nov/Dec, 1864: returned to duty

3/15/1865: captured in Sampson Co.

4/17/1865: confined at Hart’s Island, New York Harbor

6/19/1865: released at Hart’s Island after taking Oath of Allegiance

NOTES

DOB: 3/5/1842; brother of Jason, same company; soldier’s & widow’s pension applications at [109]; may have enlisted in Duplin Co.

REFERENCES: 2, 109, 110, 112

Williford, Townley

COMPANY: Co. K

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/4/1862: enlisted in Sampson Co. at age 34

7/23/1863: hospitalized at Wilmington (Confederate Hospital #4) with dropsy

8/8/1863: returned to duty

Sep/Oct, 1863: absent sick

Nov/Dec, 1863: returned to duty

1/5-2/17/1864: absent without leave

May-Oct, 1864: present

12/28/1864: absent without leave

NOTES

Survived the war; may have enlisted in Duplin Co.

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 110

Williford, William J. T.

COMPANY: Co. K

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

5/2/1862: enlisted in Sampson Co. at age 19

5/16/1864: wounded at Drewry’s Bluff; died same day

NOTES

First name “William” and born 1843 in 1860 census

REFERENCES: 2, 110

Willis, John Wesley, Sr.

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Robeson Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

2/11/1864: enlisted at Petersburg, age 18

5/16/1864: wounded in right leg at Drewry’s Bluff

5/31/1864: wounded slightly at Cold Harbor

Nov/Dec, 1864: returned to duty

1/18/1865: hospitalized at Raleigh with diarrhea and rheumatism

2/20/1865: furloughed for 60 days

NOTES

DOB: 5/28/1847 [112], John Wesley Willis, Sr. on tombstone

REFERENCES: 2, 110, 112, 162

Wilson, Ezekiel

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

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

Sep, 1862: sick in hospital at Wilmington

11/1/1862: returned to duty before this date

Nov/Dec, 1864: promoted to Corporal

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 105

Wilson, James D.

COMPANY: Co. C

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Sampson Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/26/1862: enlisted at age 25

7/28-29/1862: treated for remittent fever at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 4, bed 22) in Wilmington

5/4/1863: hospitalized at Wilmington (Confederate Hospital #4) with pneumonia

5/18/1863: returned to duty

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Survived the war

REFERENCES: 2, 98

Wilson, John J.

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

4/29/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 18

7/15/1863: died at home of typhoid fever

NOTES

Born: 1844 [110]; war correspondence stored at UNCW Randall Library

REFERENCES: 2, 110

Wilson, Joseph J.

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/16/1864: enlisted in Petersburg, VA at age 18

8/13/1864: hospitalized at Richmond

Sep/Oct, 1864: absent sick in Duplin County

12/30/1864: absent without leave

NOTES

Brother of William, same company; pension records indicate he was wounded in right hand at Drewry’s Bluff

REFERENCES: 2, 110

Wilson, William W.

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Duplin Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/6/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 21

Nov/Dec, 1862: absent sick

Jan/Feb, 1863: returned to duty

12/24/1863: absent without leave

1/23/1864: returned to company and arrested

5/16/1864: returned to duty prior to this date; wounded in left shoulder at Drewry’s Bluff; hospitalized at Richmond

9/17/1864: absent wounded through this date, then absent without leave afterward

12/3/1864: returned to duty

NOTES

Brother of Joseph, same company

REFERENCES: 2, 110

Wilton, William R.

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 48

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

Apr, 1864: reported absent but was sick much of time

5/1/1864: died in hospital at Petersburg, cause of death not reported

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 128

Wood, Alfred B.

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Wake Co.

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/7/1862: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 20

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 110

Wood, Frederick A.

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Onslow Co.

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

2/23/1862: enlisted in Duplin Co. at age 31 as a Corporal

4/25/1862: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 in Wilmington with gonorrhea

12/17/1862: wounded slightly in thigh by shell at Goldsboro

Jan/Feb, 1863: returned to duty

4/9/1863: reduced to ranks

5/1/1863: appointed Musician

Jul/Aug, 1863: reduced to ranks

6/1/1864: wounded at Cold Harbor; hospitalized at Richmond

6/17/1864: furloughed for 60 days

7/6/1864: died at home in Burgaw of wounds

NOTES

Widow’s pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 109, 143

Wood, Gary

COMPANY: Co. I

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Cumberland Co.

RESIDENCE: Sampson Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/27/1862: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 32

8/20/1862: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 in Wilmington (ward 1, bed 2) with acute dysentery

8/24/1862: died of dysentery in hospital at Wilmington

NOTES

Money and effects given to Lewis Pope; carried home [98]; name listed as “Gainey Woods” in [135]; obit in “Fayetteville Observer”, 9/8/1862

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 105, 135, 203

Wood, John

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Johnston Co.

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/7/1862: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 29

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Pension application at [109]

REFERENCES: 2, 109

Wood, Uz

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Onslow Co.

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Merchant

SERVICE RECORD

3/4/1862: enlisted in Columbus Co. at age 61

4/7/1862: discharged, reason not reported

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Wood, William M.

COMPANY: Co. B

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Duplin Co.

OCCUPATION: Unreported

SERVICE RECORD

5/1/1864: enlisted at Camp Hil;l near Petersburg, VA at age 15

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Born: 1849 [110]

REFERENCES: 2, 110

Wood, William Thomas

COMPANY: Cos. A and G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: New Hanover Co.

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

3/14/1862: enlisted in Company G in New Hanover Co. at age 17

4/8-10/1862: treated for icterus at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 2, bed 11) in Wilmington

4/29-5/5/1862: treated for rubeola at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 5, bed 22)

5/15/1862: admitted to Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 1, bed 9) with laryngitis

Apr-Jun, 1862: absent sick

Jul/Aug, 1862: returned to duty

Jan, 1863: transferred to Company A of this regiment

10/1/1863: deserted from hospital at Mt. Pleasant, SC

Mar/Apr, 1864: returned to duty

6/1/1864: captured at Cold Harbor

6/11/1864: confined at Point Lookout

7/12/1864: transferred to Elmira

10/11/1864: paroled at Elmira

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

NOTES

“Thomas” in 1860 census

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 110

Woodard, Joseph

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Brunswick Co.

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

3/5/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 18

5/20/1864: wounded in neck at Bermuda Hundred

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

9/4/1864: deserted to the  enemy

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2, 103, 160

Woodcock, Hansom M.

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: New Hanover Co.

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/15/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 19

4/8-22/1862: treated for typhoid fever at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 1, bed 3) in Wilmington

4/27/1862: treated for catarrhus at Confederate Hospital #4

5/3-10/1862: treated for pleuritis at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 3, bed 18)

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

Jan, 1863: present through this date but was absent sick for most of time

2/6/1863: discharged because of paralysis

NOTES

Brother of Nelson, same company

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 110

Woodcock, Nelson T.

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: New Hanover Co.

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

3/15/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 16

3/27-4/4/1862: treated for typhoid fever at Confederate Hospital #4 (ward 8, bed 1) in Wilmington

4/19/1862: discharged

NOTES

Brother of Hansom, same company; middle initial “T” in 1850 & 1860 census

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 110

Woodcock, William L.

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 19

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

5/25/1862: furloughed

4/23/1863: hospitalized at Charleston

4/28/1863: transferred from Trapman Street Hospital to Wayside Hospital with debility; transferred to General College Hospital #1 in Columbia

8/18/1863: furloughed

Jan/Feb, 1864: returned to duty

5/16/1864: wounded in left hip at Drewry’s Bluff

Aug, 1864: absent sick through this date

9/30/1864: returned to duty before this date; wounded in right shoulder at Fort Harrison; hospitalized at Richmond

10/3/1864: furloughed for 35 days

11/9/1864: absent without leave

NOTES

Survived the war; DOB: 8/12/1842 [139]

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 103, 110, 139

Woodell, Andrew Jackson

COMPANY: Co. D

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Chatham Co.

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Dependent

SERVICE RECORD

3/7/1862: enlisted in Cumberland Co. at age 25

Dec, 1864: present through this month

NOTES

Born April, 1836; pension application at [109]; family info at [108]

REFERENCES: 2, 108, 109

Woodward, George W.

COMPANY: Co. F

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Cumberland Co.

RESIDENCE: Cumberland Co.

OCCUPATION: Clerk

SERVICE RECORD

3/14/1864: enlisted at Camp Holmes near Raleigh, age 18

5/20/1864: wounded in the neck and/or right hand at or near Bermuda Hundred; hospitalized at Petersburg

6/1/1864: transferred to Raleigh

Sep/Oct, 1864: returned to duty

12/30/1864: hospitalized at Wimington with a gunshot wound; place and date wounded not reported

1/5/1865: returned to duty

NOTES

Survived the war

REFERENCES: 2, 110, 160

Worley, Moses

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Unreported

RESIDENCE: Columbus Co.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

5/1/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 27

Jul/Aug, 1862: jailed in Wilmington

Sep/Oct, 1862: returned to duty

Jul/Aug, 1863: absent without leave

Sep/Oct, 1863: jailed in Charleston; released on unspecified date

12/18/1863: died from meningitis in hospital at Tarboro

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

Yopp, Franklin V. B.

COMPANY: Co. G

RANK: 3rd Lieutenant

BIRTHPLACE: New Hanover Co.

RESIDENCE: New Hanover Co.

OCCUPATION: Brick Mason

SERVICE RECORD

3/24/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 29 as 1st Sergeant

8/23/1862: unanimously elected 3rd Lieutenant

Aug, 1862-Oct, 1862: present but absent sick most of this period

12/17/1862: wounded at Goldsboro

1/3/1863: treated for a puncture wound at Confederate Hospital #4 in Wilmington (“at home”)

11/23/1863: resigned because of “chronic hepatitis producing extreme emaciation”

11/30/1863: resignation accepted

NOTES

Notice of election to 3rd Lt. printed in Wilmington Journal (9/4/1862): “a good soldier and a worthy man, and will make a most excellent officer.”; member of Cape Fear Camp #254 UCV

REFERENCES: 2, 98, 165, 200

York, C. W.

COMPANY: Co. H

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: North Carolina

RESIDENCE: Surry Co.

OCCUPATION: Tenant Farmer

SERVICE RECORD

Jan-Apr, 1865: probably enlisted during this period at age 28; deserted to enemy on unspecified date

4/2/1865: confined at Louisville, KY

4/10/1865: released at Louisville

NOTES

Born: 1837

REFERENCES: 2, 110

Zay, James

COMPANY: Co. A

RANK: Private

BIRTHPLACE: Onslow Co.

RESIDENCE: Onslow Co.

OCCUPATION: Laborer

SERVICE RECORD

3/17/1862: enlisted in New Hanover Co. at age 16

4/19/1862: discharged, reason not reported

NOTES

None

REFERENCES: 2

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