Grave of James S. Beavers
is located near Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Chatham County and reads, " In memory of James S. Beavers Born June 18th. 1834 Died in camp at Manassas Jan 3rd. 1862 Aged 27 years, 6 mons. 15 ds. He joined the Missionary Baptist Church Aug 23rd 1855- was excommunicated From the fellowship of the church at Mt. Pisgah Oct. 26 th. 1865 for opposing White and coloured equality in the church A member of CO. I, 6 Reg. N.C.S.T. He was present at the battle of Manassas July 21st, and escaped unhurt after Shooting eight rounds at the enemy. He lived and suffered all the hardships Of a soldiers life until his death; then died his Father God to meet"

Roster of the Cedar Fork Rifles



OFFICERS

Captain RICHARD WATSON YORK - Son of famous educator and preacher, Brantly York. York was one of the original founders of the "Wake Riflemen" in January of 1860. York was principle and teacher at the Cedar Fork Academy. In the early months of 1861 he drilled his students in military tactics and dissolved classes when news of Ft. Sumter reached the Cedar Fork Area. After the war, York returned and became a lawyer. He is listed on the rolls as the lodge master of the Manuel Fetter Lodge No. 275 in Dec. 1868 - Nov. 1872. He at his home, "San Marino," Chatham County in 1893.

1st Lt. MALCUS "Mack" WILLIAMSON PAGE - (Feb. 18, 1835 - May 7, 1910) Resided in Wake County and enlisted at age 25. Appointed 1st Lieutenant to rank from May 16, 1861. Appointed Assistant Quartermaster (Captain) on October 7, 1862, to rank from September 16, 1862, and transferred to Field and Staff of this regiment. Malcus's field glasses and case are part of the collection in the Museum of the Cape Fear in Fayetteville. At the end of the war Williamson was listed as requiring a special Oath of Allegiance. He was the mail contractor and tithe agent in Morrisville and was required to take a special Oath of Allegiance as part of the Confederate government. Married Katherine "Kate" Jane Clouse (Aug. 18, 1842 - March 13, 1885) and then remarried Sarah Earp Dednam on November 2, 1887.

1S LT. WYATT BRENT ALLEN - Wyatt was born in 1838, son of the wealthy Virginia born, J.E. Allen of Wake County. Wyatt was initiated into the Cary Masonic lodge no. 198 in 1860 and was working as a "Railroad conductor" of the federal census for that same year. He resided in Wake County and enlisted at age 23. Appointed 2nd Lieutenant to rank from May 16, 1861, and promoted to 1st Lieutenant to rank from September 16, 1862. Wounded in the foot at Gettysburg, PA. July 1-2, 1863. Present or accounted for until captured at Rappahannock Station, November 7, 1863. Confined at various Federal prisons until confined at Fort Delaware, March 12, 1865. Allen was one of the prisoners sent to Ft. Pulaski, GA. and used as a human shied. Read more about the Immortal 600. Released at Fort Delaware after taking the Oath of Allegiance. He was nominally in command of the company after July 3, 1863, although he was a prisoner during the last seventeen months of the war. He died sometime after 1880.

3RD LT. MORDECAI BARBEE - Resided in Wake County and enlisted at age 32. Appointed 3rd Lieutenant to rank from May 16, 1861. Resigned October 4, 1862, "under charges of bad conduct at Seven Pines and Gaines Farm." Resignation accepted October 23, 1862.

2ND LT. DEMETRIUS C. GUNTER Resided in Wake County where he enlisted at age 18, May 28, 1861. Mustered in as Sergeant. Wounded at Sharpsburg, MD, September 18, 1862. Appointed 2nd Lieutenant on December 2, 1862, to rank from September 16, 1862. During the winter of 1864, Demetrius received a furlough and returned home to marry Jane Trice on January 2, 1865 in Orange County. He returned to the army and was present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA., April 9, 1865. Gunter joined the Eno Lodge no. 210 on February 28, 1868. He died on November 20, 1911 and is buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Durham County, N.C.

3RD LT. THOMAS MANSFIELD JENKINS - (b. October 2, 1837 d. ) Resided in Chatham County and enlisted in Wake County at age 23, May 28, 1861. Mustered in as a private and promoted to Corporal on August 20, 1861. Wounded at Sharpsburg, MD. September 17, 1862. Appointed 3rd Lieutenant on February 4, 1863, "for gallant and meritorious conduct." Wounded in the head at Chancellorsville, VA, May 4, 1863. Captured at Rappahannock Station, November 7, 1863 and confined at JohnsonÕs Island, Ohio until released on June 13, 1865 after taking the Oath of Allegiance. Married Julia Jenkins, January 13, 1870. Thomas is mentioned in Biography of a Country Church a history of Olive Chapel Baptist Church in Wake County for donating land for the church cemetery in 1870.


NON COMMISSIONED AND PRIVATES

ABEE, EPHRAIM - Born on May 5, 1825 and married Louisa R. Hoffman and had Martha L. (1854), James E. (1864), Waitstell L. (1866), Lula E. (1868), Dora L. (1870), and Ada (1872). Enlisted in Wake County on March 5, 1864. Wounded in the hand and had finders amputated at Plymouth on or about April 21, 1864 and reported absent wounded through December, 1864. Abee shows up on the 1880 census in Hickory Tavern, Catawba County, North Carolina. Source: Max Hoffman. The Hoffmans of North Carolina.1938.

ALEXANDER, J.L. - Resident of Mecklenburg County and enlisted in Yadkin County at age 23, September 15, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until transferred to Company K, 30th Regiment N.C. Troops, April 10, 1863.

ALLEN, NATHANIEL - <1848 - Apr. 30, 1915) Born in Wake County, Nathaniel is the brother of Lt. Wyatt Allen. He is shown as attending school in the 1860 census. Enlisted in Alamance County at age 20, May 28, 1861. Appointed Commissary Sergeant July 1, 1861, and transferred to Field and Staff of the 6th N.C.S.T. Reduced to ranks on February 25, 1862, and was reassigned to this company; however he was detailed as Acting Commissary Sergeant until November 7, 1863, when he was captured at Rappahannock Station, VA. Confined at Point Lookout, MD., until paroled and exchanged at CoxÕs Landing, James River, VA., February 14, 1865. Reported present with a detachment at Camp Lee, near Richmond, VA. February 17, 1865. In 1866, he joined the Cary Masonic Lodge no. 198 with his brother and father. He was demitted from the lodge in 1875. Allen was admitted to the Raleigh Old SoldierÕs Home on November 19, 1910 at age 68. It lists his home county as Guilford and his death as April 30, 1915. Nathaniel is buried Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, N.C.

ANDREWS, BERRY W. - Enlisted in Alamance County at age 25, June 14, 1861. Mustered in as private and captured at Sharpsburg, MD., September 17, 1862 and paroled at Winchester, VA., October 4, 1862. Promoted to Corporal on November 1, 1864. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA., April 9, 1865. Buried Lystra Baptist Church Cemetery, Chatham Co. N.C.

ANDREWS, JAMES LOGAN - Resided in Chatham County and enlisted in Alamance County at age 27, June 14, 1861, for the war. Mustered in as Private and promoted to Corporal on December 1, 1862. Wounded in the breast at Gettysburg, PA., July 1, 1863 and captured in hospital at Gettysburg on July 5, 1863. Hospitalized at Baltimore, MD. until paroled and transferred to City Point, VA., where he was received November 17, 1863, for exchange. Promoted to Sergeant on December 1, 1864. Paroled at Appomattox Court House, April 9, 1865.

AUSLEY, JOSEPH - Enlisted at Wake County at age 24, May 28, 1861, for the war. Mustered in as Private. Wounded at the first battle of Manassas, VA., July 26, 1861. Promoted to Corporal on March 15, 1862. Killed at Seven Pines, VA., May 31, 1862.

BANCOM, S.D.H. - Place and date of enlistment not reported. Died at Petersburg, VA., June 9, 1864, of disease.

BARBEE, HENRY B.- Enlisted at Chatham County at age 22, March 1, 1862 for the war as a substitute. Died at Richmond, VA., April 18, 1862 of disease. Buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond, V.A.

BARBEE, MADISON -Son of William Barbee, a Wake County farmer, he was born in 1846 and attended school in 1860. Resided in Wake County where he enlisted on July 21, 1863. Present or accounted for until wounded in the right leg at Petersburg, VA., March 25, 1865. Hospitalized at Richmond, VA., where he was captured April 3, 1865. Transferred to hospital at Point Lookout, MD., on or about May 12, 1865. Age given on hospital record as 19. Released on June 26, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance. Madison was originally buried across from his brother, Rufus, in Morrisville but his grave in Morrisville was moved due to construction to Good Hope Church Cemetery, Wake Co., N.C. in c. 1999.

BARBEE, MATHEW - Enlisted in Wake County at age 26, May 28, 1861. Deserted on or about December 5, 1861.

BARBEE, RUFUS - (b. 1842 - d. 1925) Rufus was the son of William Barbee and was born 1842. He enlisted in Wake County on May 28, 1861 with his brother Madison. In the 1860 census, Rufus, was shown as attending school within the past year. He was wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. He was then captured at South Mountain, Maryland, September 15, 1862 and confined to Fort Delaware. Barbee was paroled and exchanged at AikenÕs Landing on November 10, 1862. Promoted to Corporal on December 1, 1862 and promoted to Sergeant on January 1, 1863. Again, Barbee was captured at Strasburg, Virginia, September 22-23, 1863 and sent to Point Lookout, MD. Transferred to BoulwareÕs Wharf, James River, VA. on March 17, 1865, for exchange. Ill health forced him into the hospital in Richmond. He was captured for the third time in the hospital when the city fell on April 3 and returned to Point Lookout on May 9, 1865. Buried in the Barbee family cemetery on Davis Dr. in Morrisville, N.C.

BARBEE, S.F. - Enlisted in Chatham County at age 40, August 24, 1863. Present or account for through December, 1864. Member of Mt. Pisgah Lodge No. 368 formed in 1876.

BARBEE, WILLIAM THOMAS C. (b. 1837 - d. 1902) - Enlisted in Wake County at age 24, May 28, 1861, for the war as a Private. Wounded in the leg at Gaines' Mill, Virginia, June 27, 1862. Promoted to Corporal on August 1, 1863. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865. His descendants remember that the war was quite a painful experience for him and he never spoke of it. He married first, Rebecca Trice and then Annie Barbee. He outlived them both and died in 1902 and is buried at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Chatham County, N.C. A "T.C. Barbee" is shows up in Patterson Township on the 1887 L. Johnson map of Durham County.

BARNES, GEORGE W. - Enlisted in Wake County on February 24, 1862, for the war. Captured at Rappahannock Station, VA., November 7, 1863.

BEAVERS, RUFUS H. - (b. Feb. 1830 March 12, 1909) Possibly brother of Charles E. Rufus is listed as age a 19 year-old laborer in 1850 who had attended school. Captured at Halltown, West Virginia, August 22, 1864, and confined at Camp Chase, OH., until transferred to Point Lookout, MD., March 18, 1865. Exchanged at BoulwareÍs Wharf, James River, VA., March 27, 1865. Married Louisa (b. Dec. 29, 1834 - d. June 7, 1879) Buried Mt. Pisgah Church Cemetery, Chatham Co. N.C.

BEAVERS, CHARLES E. (b. 1841- Dec. 1, 1922) The 1850 census lists Charles living with parents, George and Mary Beavers, and brother of Rufus H. in Chatham County. The census also lists him as attending school for that year. Beavers previously served in MallettÕs Battalion Camp Guard before transferring to this company June-October, 1864. Captured at Winchester, VA., September 19, 1864, and confined at Point Lookout, MD., until released on June 3, 1865 after taking Oath of Allegiance. Charles shows up on returns for the George Washington Lodge no. 174 in 1866 and Manuel Fetter Lodge No. 275 for Dec. 1868. Afterwards he appears in the Green Level lodge. Beavers died on December 1, 1922.

BEAVERS, GEORGE T. - Brother of James S. Beavers. Born in Chatham County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Wake County at age 22, May 28, 1861. Mustered in as Private and promoted to Corporal on January 1, 1863. Wounded in the leg at Gettysburg, PA., July 3, 1863. Reduced to ranks by reason of prolonged absence due to wounds. Discharged on February 10, 1865, by reason of wounds. Later retired to the Invalid Corps. His letters along with those from his brother, James S. Beavers are located here.Listed on original petition to start Mt. Pisgah Lodge No. 368 in 1876 and buried at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church.

BEAVERS, JAMES SIDNEY - Enlisted in Wake County at age 26, May 28, 1861. Died at Camp Fisher, VA., January 3, 1862, of "febris typhoides." Buried family plot, Chatham Co. N. C. Jan. 3, 1862. James was excommunicated from the Mount Pisgah Baptist Church on October 26, 1861.

BLALOCK, F.J. - Enlisted in Yadkin County at age 18, September 15, 1862. Died at Winchester, VA., November 16, 1862, of disease. Buried Stonewall Cemetery, Winchester, V.A.

BOOTHE, JOHN A. - Resided in Orange County and enlisted in Wake County at age 18, December 1, 1862. Captured at Rappahannock Station, November 7, 1863, and confined at Point Lookout, MD., until released on January 26, 1864 after joining U.S. service. Unit to which assigned not reported.

BOOTHE, WILLIAM T. - Enlisted in Chatham County at age 46, January 28, 1862. Died at Richmond, VA., May 7, 1863, of "vulnus contusion." Buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond, V.A.,

BOSTICK, JOHN W. - Enlisted in Wake County on April 1, 1864. Paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA., April 9, 1865. Buried in Rural Hall, Forsyth Co. N.C., March 2, 1924

BRITT, HENRY - Place and date of enlistment not reported. Wounded at Cold Harbor, VA., May 31-June 7, 1864, and died June 7, 1864 of wounds.

BROWN, E. - Enlisted in Wake County on April 1, 1864. Reported absent sick from April 18, 1864, through December, 1864.

BURGESS, WILLIAM - Enlisted in Wake County at age 17, May 28, 1861, for the war. Wounded at Sharpsburg, MD., September 17, 1862. Present or accounted for until captured at Rappahannock Station, November 7, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout, MD., until paroled and transferred to AikenÕs Landing, James River, VA. where he was received February 25-March 3, 1865, for exchange.

CANNADY, M. - Enlisted in Orange County at age 24, February 2, 1862. Died at Ashland, VA., April 18, 1862, of disease.

CAPPS, NESTUS - Enlisted in Wake County on April 1, 1864. Died at Richmond, VA., January 12, 1865, of "pneumonia."

CARLTON, ANDERSON MONROE - Previously served in MallettÕs Battalion Camp Guard. Transferred to this company in June- December, 1864. Paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA., April 9, 1865.

CASTLEBURY, JUDSON C. - Resided in Wake County where he enlisted at age 22, May 28, 1861. Mustered in as Private and promoted to Corporal on January 1, 1863. Present or accounted for until killed at Gettysburg, PA., July 2, 1863.

CASTLEBURY, MADISON TROLINGER - Enlisted in Alamance County at age 20, July 3, 1861. Wounded at Gettysburg, PA., July 2, 1863. Present or accounted for through December, 1864. Admitted to hospital at Richmond, VA, April 4, 1865, with a "w[ound]" and captured in hospital. Escaped on May 3, 1865, Buried in Chapel Hill, Orange Co. N.C., 1917

CATES, W. MEBANE - Enlisted in Wake County in October 1864. Deserted at Midway Station, between Richmond and Petersburg, VA., December 9, 1864.

CHAPELL, EDWARD Listed on 1850 census as being born in 1833 to Samuel and Scintha Chapel who were living in the Western Division of Wake County. This census shows him as having attended school. Brother to Robert and Samuel. As a 26 year old farmer, Edward enlisted on May 28, 1861 in Wake County, NC as a Private. Wounded on August 29, 1862 at the Battle of 2nd Manassas, VA and again wounded in the hand on July 1, 1863 at Gettysburg. He was finally captured at Rappahannock Station, VA., November 7, 1863 and confined to Point Lookout, MD. He was released and joined US Army on February 17, 1864 mustered into Co. G, US Army 1st Regiment U.S. Volunteer Infantry.

CHAPELL, ROBERT - Listed on 1850 census as being born in 1839 to Samuel and Scintha Chapel who were living in the Western Division of Wake County. This census shows him as having attended school. Brother to Edward and Samuel. Enlisted in Wake County at age 18, March 8, 1862, for the war as a substitute. Admitted to hospital at Richmond, VA., May 12, 1862, with "chron[ic] bronchitis" and died June 22, 1862.

CHAPELL, SAMUEL W. - Listed on 1850 census as being born in 1842 to Samuel and Scintha Chapel who were living in the Western Division of Wake County. This census shows him as having attended school. Brother to Edward and Robert. Born in Wake County where he resided as a mechanic prior to enlisting in Wake at age 21, May 28, 1861. Wounded at Sharpsburg, MD., September 17, 1862. Present or accounted for until captured at Rappahannock Station, VA., November 7, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout, MD. until released after joining U.S. Army on February 5, 1864. Assigned to Company G, 1st Regiment U.S. Volunteer Infantry.

CHEEK, G.P. - Enlisted in Orange County on October 20, 1863 and captured at Rappahannock Station, VA., November 7, 1863, and confined at Point Lookout, MD.

CHEEK, JULIUS M. - Previously served in Company G, 28th Regiment N.C. Troops. Transferred to this company on March 18, 1863, with the rank of private. Wounded at Rappahannock Station, VA. November 7, 1863, Promoted to Corporal on December 1, 1863. Killed at Cold Harbor, VA. June 3, 1864.

CHILDERS, JOHN - Place and date of enlistment not reported. Wounded at Plymouth, NC. and died of wounds at Liberty, VA., July 24, 1864.

CLEMENTS, J.W. - Enlisted in Orange County at age 17, January 20, 1862. Died at Ashland, VA., April 24, 1862, of "fever."

CLEMENTS, WILLIAM GASTON- (b. Dec. 1, 1820 - d. Feb. 24, 1924) Listed on the 1850 census as living with Lucrecy Ross. Enlisted in Wake County at age 20, on May 28, 1861. Promoted to Corporal on January 28, 1862. Wounded at Seven Pines, VA., May 31, 1862, and wounded again at South Mountain, MD., September 15, 1862. Reduced to ranks in November- December, 1862 by reason of wounds. Retired to Invalid Corps on December 2, 1864. Listed on a list of maimed Confederate veterans of Wake Co. 1867, State Auditor's Records, Artificial Limbs, 1866-1867. He is listed as losing his left arm below the elbow. He married Anne Eliza Moring (b. May 21, 1849 - d. Sept. 21, 1923) and had 11 children. The second was Lesbia Edwards (see video interview). He was a circuit riding preacher and popular educator. Buried in Family plot, Morrisville, N.C.,

CLEMENTS, W.Y. - Enlisted in Orange County at age 25, January 20, 1862. Died at Raleigh on April 5, 1863, of "fever" and/or "diarrohoea ch[ronic]."

CLOUTZ, JOHN - Enlisted in Burke County at age 22, September 22, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded at Cedar Creek, VA., October 19, 1864 and left in the hands of the enemy. Died at Woodstock, VA., October 21, 1864 of wounds.

CRAFT, THOMAS C. - Enlisted in Yakin County at age 28, September 15, 1862. Died in Forsyth County on June 30, 1863, of "fever."

DAVIDSON, GEORGE W. - Enlisted in Alamance County at age 30, July 3, 1861. Mustered in as Private. Accidentally wounded June 15, 1862. Detailed for hospital duty at Richmond, VA. from January 13, 1863, through August, 1863. Present or accounted for through December, 1864. Paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA., Aprl 9, 1865.

DAVIS, THOMAS L. - Born in Orange County and resided in Chatham County where he was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 18, June 10, 1861. Wounded in the second battle of Manassas, August 29, 1862. Transferred to Company F, 5th N.C. Troops, May 29, 1863.

DAVIS, WILLIAM - Resided in Burke where he enlisted at age 28, September 22, 1862. Died in hospital in Richmond, VA., November, 1862 of disease.

DILLIARD, WILLIAM H. - Born in Wake County in 1829 and was by occupation a farmer. The 1850 census lists Dilliard living on the farm of John Page, neighbor of Obidiah Page. He enlisted in Alamance County at age 31 on May 28, 1861. Wounded in the left thigh at Seven Pines, VA., May 31, 1862. Discharged at Liberty, VA., August 31, 1863, by reason of permanent disability from wounds.

EDMONDS, J.H. Admitted to hospital at Richmond, VA., May 28 , 1864 and returned to duty September 28, 1864.

EDWARDS, J. - Place and date of enlistment not listed. Captured at Rappahannock Station, VA., November 7, 1863 and confined at Point Lookout, MD. until paroled and transferred to AikenÍs Landing, James River, VA>, where he was received February 2 March 3, 1865 for exchange.

EUBANKS, C.- Enlisted in Chatham County at age 26, February 26, 1862. Wounded in the back at Chancellorsville, VA., May 3, 1863. Captured at Rappahannock Station, VA., November 7, 1863 and confined at Point Lookout, MD. until paroled and transferred to CoxÍs Landing, James River, VA., where he was received February 14-15, 1865 for exchange. Reported present with a detachment of paroled and exchanged prisoners at Camp Lee, near Richmond, VA., February 17, 1865.

FORD, L.D.H. - Enlisted in Wake County at age 18, March 8, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Rappahannock Station, VA., November 7, 1863. Escaped shortly thereafter and rejoined the company. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA., April 9, 1865.

FORREST, THOMAS J. - Born in Isle of Wight County, VA. and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Wake County at age 27, May 28, 1861. Deserted to the enemy near York, PA., June 30, 1863. Confined at Fort Delaware, DE., where he took the Oath of Allegiance and joined the U.S. Army. Assigned to Captain George W. AhlÍs Independent Battery, Delaware Heavy Artillery.

FRENCH, JOSEPH W. - Enlisted in Wake County at age 22, May 28, 1861. Appointed Sergeant the same date. Wounded in the right hip at Seven Pines, VA., May 31, 1862. wounded in the arm at Gettysburg, PA., July 1, 1863. Present or accounted for until admitted to hospital at Richmond, VA., March 27, 1865, with a gun shot wound of the arm; however, place and date wounded not reported. Captured in hospital on April 3, 1865 and paroled April 22-23, 1865.

FULP, J.W. - Enlisted in Wake County on August 29, 1862. Deserted January 8, 1863, but returned on October 22, 1863. Admitted to hospital at Richmond, VA., March 22, 1865 with "scourbutis" and was captured in hospital on or about April 3, 1865. Transferred to the Federal Provost Marshal on May 5, 1865.

GRACE, R.A. - Enlisted in Wake County at age 27, May 28, 1861. Died in hospital at Charlottesville, VA., July 10-15, 1862, of "febr[is] typhoides."

GRACIE, JOHN G. - Enlisted in Wake County at age 23, May 28, 1861. Appointed Corporal the same date. Promoted to Sergeant on April 1, 1862. Died in hospital at Raleigh, NC., December 19-20, 1862, of "ty[phoid fever." Buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, N.C., December 17, 1862

GREEN, JOHN G. - Place and date of enlistment not reported. Captured at Rappahannock Station, VA., November 7, 186 and confined at Point Lookout, MD., until released on June 3, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

GRISSOM, G.K.- Enlisted in Wake County on October 26, 1861. Present or accounted for until he died in hospital at Farmville, VA., April 4, 1865 of "diarrhoea ac[ute]."

HALLMAN, C.H. - Captured in hospital at Richmond, VA., April 3, 1865.

HARWARD, G.W. - Enlisted in Lenoir County on March 31, 1864. Present or accounted for through December, 1864.

HERNDON, A.M.- Enlisted in Wake County at age 24, 1861. Appointed Corporal the same date. Died at Louisa Court House, VA., August 16, 1861, of "fever."

HERNDON, AUGUSTUS SANFORD - Listed on the 1850 census as living in Chatham County with his parents, Reubin and Nancy Herndon. His brother Manassas, was born in 1840. Both boys attended school. Enlisted in Chatham County at age 24, March 1, 1862. Died at Liberty, VA., September 17, 1862, of "dyspepsia."

HERNDON, ELBERT - Occupation laborer on the 1860 census at age 18. He enlisted in Chatham County at age 19 on March 18, 1863 for the war. He was wounded in the thigh at Gettysburg, PA., July 2, 1863 and captured in hospital at Gettysburg July 5, 1863. He was hospitalized at David's Island New York Harbor, until, until paroled and transferred to City Point, VA., September 8, 1863. He was present or accounted for through December of 1864. He was paroled at Appomattox Court House Virginia, April 9, 1865. His gravesite is not known but he was a member of Martha's Chapel Church.

HERNDON, MANASSAS Listed on the 1850 census as living in Chatham County with his parents, Reubin and Nancy Herndon. Manassas has a twin sister, Malisa, and both are listed as born in 1840 and having attended school. With them is a brother, Augustus S. born in 1837 who was also in school. Enlisted in Wake County at age 20, May 28, 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded in the elbow at Rappahannock Station, VA., November 7, 1863. Discharged September 20, 1863, of wounds and "pneumonia."

HINTON, SIDNEY A. - Born in Chatham County and resided in Wake County where he was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Wake County at age 28, May 28, 1861. Discharged September 20, 1861. by reason of disability. Later served in Company H, 47th N.C.T.

HOLCOMB, M.J - Enlisted in Yadkin County at age 20, September 15, 1862. Died at Winchester, VA., October 26, 1862, of disease.

HOLDIER, LEMUEL - Charges brought up against Holder in March 1858 in his church, Mt. Pisgah Baptist church for "intemperance" along with J.H. Upchurch. When confronted by members of the church he, "acknowledged the charge and asked forgiveness." But he was excommunicated in July of 1858. Listed on the 1860 census as a laborer living with Henry Holder, age 30, Eliza, age 45, and Mary, age 20, in Chatham County, Chapel Hill P.O. Enlisted in Wake County at age 22, May 28, 1861. Wounded at Sharpsburg, MD., September 17, 1862. Captured at Waynesboro, PA., July 7, 1863, and confined at Point Lookout, Md. where he died March 2, 1864. Buried in Point Lookout Cemetery, MD.

HOLEMAN, CHARLES SIDNEY - Listed as age 32 on 1860 Chatham County census living with Martha, age 25, Charles, age 5, and Sally, age 12. He enlisted in Wake County on March 10, 1864. Wounded at Cold Harbor, VA., June 7, 1864. Captured in hospital at Richmond, VA., April 3, 1865, and confined at Newport News, VA., until released on June 30, 1865 after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

HOLLEMAN, Silas J. - He was the youngest son of Edwin Holleman and Sarah "Sally" Johnston, daughter of John Johnston of Chatham County. Silas was named for his uncle, Silas Johnston, and was a "consistent" member of the Shady Grove Baptist Church, "for more than 12 months" before enlisting in Chatham County at age 17, February 25, 1862. Died at Ashland, VA., April 16, 1862, of disease at the age of 17. His obituary appeared in the North Carolina Standard on May 7, 1862.

HOLLAND, JOHN He was the product of the second marriage of J. Burwin Holland to Isabell (?). Enlisted in Chatham County at age 17, March 4, 1862. Died of "fever cont." in Richmond, VA. and buried Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond, V.A., May 15, 1862.

HOLLAND, WILLIAM - Born in Wake County and resided in Randolph County. Place and date of enlistment not reported. Wounded in the left leg and captured at Petersburg, VA., June 1, 1864. Hospitalized at Washington, D.C., where he died August 4, 1864, of woundeds. Age given on hospital records as age 45. Buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, N.C.

HORTON, M.T. - (b. March 31, 1842 d. January 3, 1896). Enlisted in Wake County at age 20, May 28, 1861. Present or accounted for until captured at Gettysburg, PA., July 2-3, 1863. Confined to Point Lookout, MD., until paroled and transferred to Cox_s Landing, James River, VA., where he was received February 14-15, 1865, for exchange. Reported present with a detachment of paroled and exchanged prisoners at Camp Lee, near Richmond, VA., February 17, 1865. Buried in Bell's Church Cemetery, Chatham Co. N.C.,

HOWARD, E.W Paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA., April 9, 1865.

HUDSON, J.T. Enlisted in Wake County at age 21, May 28, 1861.

HUDSON, QUINTON ISSAC - Quinton was born in 1840 and was the son of Hinton Hudson, of Wake County. Hinton was the Register of Deeds for Wake County from 1847 to 1863. Quinton attended school on both the 1850 and 1860 census listings. He enlisted with his brother Thomas, on May 28, 1861 and became ill and reduced in rank on January 28, 1862. He served throughout the war and would even survive a stab wound from a fellow solider, Mark Wimberly, to return home after Appomattox. Each time he would tell the story of his service in the war, his children remember, he would always break down and cry at the end. He was one of the founding members of the Green Level Lodge No. 277 on April 8, 1867 and one of the first landowners of the town where he is buried, Apex. In 1889, Quinton Hudson was one of the pallbearers for the coffin of Confederate President Jefferson Davis when it came to Raleigh. Buried in Apex Town Cemetery, Apex, N.C., January 29, 1916

HUDSON, THOMAS H. - Thomas was born in 1835 and was the son of Hinton Hudson of Wake County. Thomas attended school in 1850 but had moved out of his father_s home by 1860. Died of disease December 16, 1861.

JENKINS, AUGUSTINE SAMUEL Son of Joseph John Jenkins. Enlisted in Chatham County at age 20, March 1, 1862 for the war as a substitute. Wounded in the left side at Malvern Hill, VA. July 1, 1862, and died in Richmond, VA. August 4, 1862 of wounds.

JENKINS, CALVIN Enlisted in Chatham County at age 20, March 1, 1862, for the war as a substitute. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA., April 9, 1865.

JENKINS, ELIAS WESLEY - (b. May 4, 1842 d. June 28, 1930) - He resided in Chatham County and enlisted at Raleigh October 28, 1864 for the war. He was wounded and admitted to a hospital at Richmond, Virginia where he was captured April 3, 1865. Place and date where wounded was not reported. He was confined at Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia until transferred to Newport News, Virginia, April 23, 1865 and released after taking the Oath of Allegiance. Married Edith Tenny Bird. Buried at Martha's Chapel Ch., Chatham Co., N.C.

JENKINS, JOHN JOSEPH JR. Brother of Elias Wesley. Born in Chatham County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Wake County at age 20, May 28, 1861, for the war. Discharged at Petersburg, VA., June 5, 1862 by reason of "rheumatism".

JENKINS, W.A. Listed as 26 year-old, "William A. Jenkins" on 1860 census for the Morrisville P.O. The census lists him as a farm tenant being born in 1834. Resided in Chatham County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Wake County at age 27, May 28, 1861 for the war. Mustered in as a private and promoted to corporal on March 19, 1862. Captured at South Mountain, MD. September 14- 18, 1862, and confined at Fort Delaware, DE. until exchanged at Aikenês Landing, James River, VA., November 10, 1862. Promoted to Sergeant on December 1, 1862 Reported absent sick from November-December, 1862 through October 1864. Reduced in ranks in November-December, 1863, by reason of protracted illness. Rejoined company in Novmeber-December, 1864. Paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA., April 9, 1865. On the 1887 L. Johnson map of Durham County, "W.A. Jenkins" appears living in Cedar Fork Township near the Cedar Fork Baptist Church.

JINKINS, CHARLES - Son of Sameul Jenkins. Enlisted in Wake County on June 1, 1864. Paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA., April 9, 1865.

JINKINS, THOMAS MANSFIELD - (b. Oct. 22, 1837 - d. Sept. 6, 1887) Enlisted in Wake County on October 10, 1864. Reported absent sick from October 28, 1864, through December, 1864. Buried in the Apex Town Cemetery, Apex, N.C.

JOHNSON, ADDISON Previously served in Company K, 14th Regiment N.C. Troops (4th Regiment N.C. Volunteers). Enlisted in the company in Wake County at age 30, March 4, 1862, for the war. Captured at Williamsburg, VA. May 5, 1862. Confined at Fort Monroe, VA. until paroled and exchanged at AikenÍs Landing, James River, VA. August 5, 1862. Captured at Fredericksburg, VA. December 13, 1862, and paroled December 17, 1862. Wounded in the breast at Gettysburg, PA., July 2, 1863, and hospitalized at Richmond, VA. Present or accounted for through December, 1864.

JOHNSON, ANDERSON Previously served in Company E, 5th N.C.S.T. Transferred to this company on May 29, 1863. Wounded in the breast at Gettysburg, PA., July 2, 1863. Reported absent wounded through December, 1864.

JONES, CADWALLADER Enlisted March 27, 1864, for the war. Captured at or near Mechanicsville, VA. on or about May 30, 1864, and confined at Elmira, NY. where he died of "chro[nic] diarr[hoea]."
JONES, THOMAS B. Born in Wake County where he enlisted at age 19, May 28, 1861. Died at Camp Jones, VA. August 20, 1861, of "febris typhoidis."

JONES, WILLIAM HENRY. - Enlisted May 28, 1861 in Wake County at the age of 25, by R.W. York. Appointed 1st Corporal on May 28, 1861. The muster rolls for November/December 1861 listed him as being sick. The next muster roll for January-February states that he was promoted to 4th Sergeant on January 28, 1862. At the end of the year the November/December muster rolls states that he was "Absent by command of General Hood since December 26, 1862 - appointed Drill Master". By that time he was listed as 3rd Sergeant The next months muster roll January/February 1863 listed him as Sergeant but had the comment, "App'd. 2d. Lieut. P.A.C.S. and ordered to report to Col. Mallett by comd. Maj. Gen. Hood". (Info from Series 270 Roll 162). William returned from the war and married Valeria Harper in Franklin Co. on December 20, 1866. They were listed in 1880 census living in Cary, listing his occupation as grist miller. Records in the family bible list his death date as March 28, 1889. Henry's sons stayed in Wake County and were listed on the 1900 census. One was murdered there in 1906. Info from Sharon Gable(gables@erols.com)

KELLY, JOHN- Born in Wake County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Wake County at age 23, May 28, 1861. Captured at South Mountain, MD., September 14, 1862 and confined at Fort Delaware, DE, until paroled and transferred to AikenÕs Landing, James River, VA., October 2, 1862. Declared exchanged at AikenÕs Landing on November 10, 1862. Died at Raleigh, NC. on July 5, 1863, of "fever." Buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, N.C.

KELLY, WILLIAM H. - Enlisted in Wake County at age 25, May 28, 1861. Died at Richmond, VA., May-October 1862.

KING, LEONIDAS Born in Wake County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Wake County at age 19, May 28, 1861. Mustered in as Private but appointed Musician and transferred to the regimental band on November 1, 1862. After being turned down for admission into the military lodge, Leonidas came home to the Cary area and applied for admission to a local lodge but Captain York and other Masons in the army protested due to his unsoldierly character.

LASHLIE, JOHN M. - Resided in Johnston County and enlisted in Wake county at the age of 30, December 17, 1861. Deserted December 25, 1862, but rejoined the company May 15, 1863. Wounded in the thigh at Gettysburg, PA., July 2, 1863. Captured at Hazel River, VA., August 8, 1863. Took the Oath of Allegiance on September 23, 1863.

LASSITER, JOSEPH B. Born in Chatham County where he resided around the Grove P.O. with his wife Quinneta and their four children, Minera, A.C., John S., and Rebecca. He was a member of the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church until July 1856 when he was excommunicated for "drinking too much at times." He enlisted in Wake County at age 31, May 28, 1861. Joseph died at home in Chatham County on September 14, 1861 of "fever."

LAWRENCE, M.B. - Born in Chatham County and enlisted in Wake County at age 21, May 28, 1861. Died at Camp Jones, VA., September 30, 1861 of "fever."

LAWRENCE, WILLIAM- Born in Wake County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 35, July 3, 1861. Wounded by "concussion" at Gaines Mill, VA., June 27, 1862. Wounded in the thigh at Gettysburg, PA., July 1-2, 1863. Captured at Rappahannock Station, November 7, 1863 and confined at Point Lookout, MD. Released after joining the U.S. Army on February 5, 1864. Assigned to Co. E, 1st Regiment U.S. Volunteer Infantry.

LEWIS, ALLEN A.- The 1850 shows Allen living in the Western Division of Wake County with William and Nancy Lewis and is shown having attended school. Enlisted in Wake County at age 22, May 28, 1861. Wounded in the thigh at Seven Pines, VA., May 31, 1862. Present or accounted for until captured at Rappahannock Station, VA., November 7, 1863 and confined Point Lookout. MD., until paroled and transferred to AikenÕs Landing, James River, VA., where he was received February- March, 1865, for exchange. Admitted to hospital at Richmond, VA., after exchange.

LOSSING, J.W.- Enlisted in Wake County on June 3, 1863. Reported captured at Winchester, VA., September 19, 1864; however, records of the Federal Provost Marshal do not substantiate this report.

LOWE, NATHAN - (b. 1822 d. 1862) NathanÕs parents were James Lowe (1774- 1853) and Patsy Almond (1785-1834) His brother, William J. Lowe, also served in this company. Married Mary Jane Booth on October 5, 1841 in Orange County. Enlisted in Wake County at age 43, May 28, 1861. Died in North Carolina on May 10, 1862.

LOWE, WILLIAM JASPER - (b. 1838-1863) William was the product of the second marriage between James Lowe and Mary York (1797 - ) Born in Wake County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Wake county at age 23, May 28, 1861. Transferred to Co. G, 7th NCST, June 1, 1861. He married Angeline King.

LOWE, WILLIAM MARION - (b.1833 - d. June 1897) Born in Wake County where he resided as a doctor prior to enlisting in Wake County at age 21, May 28, 1861. Transferred to Co. G, 7th N.C.S.T, June 1, 1861. Buried Lowe's Grove Baptist Church cemetery after having been moved here in the 1920s. His Parents were Cannady and Penelope "Penny" Halliburton Lowe. The photo of him is taken from a collection of Representatives in the NC House from 1891-1893. William married Miss Fannie Lyon on February 6, 1862. They didn't have any children and after his death she moved to Raleigh and she died c. 1912. She is same Fannie Lyon who gave an address at the return of the Cedar Fork Rifles company flag. Buried in Lowes Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Durham County, N.C. After the war he would go on to become the first Register of Deeds for Durham County. (Info from Audrey Evans, AKEvansLG@prodigy.net)

LOYD, GREEN - Enlisted in Orange County at age 39, February 24, 1862. Died in hospital at Richmond, VA., August 31, 1862. Cause of death not reported.

LEWTER, SANDER KICHEN Enlisted in Wake County at age 17, May 28, 1861. Present or accounted for until captured at Gettysburg, PA., July 3, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout, MD., where he died March 3-4, 1864, of "chronic diarrhoea." - Buried in Point Lookout Cemetery, Maryland, March 4, 1864

LEWTER, WILLIAM HENRY - Born in Chatham County and enlisted in Wake County at age 21, May 28, 1861. Died at Richmond, VA., September 14, 1861, of "fever."

LYON, WILLIAM HUDSON Born in 1844 and living in the Western Division of Wake County in the 1850 and 1860 census. Parents were Hugh and Caroline Lyons. The 1860 shows him as attending school presumably at the at Cedar Fork Academy when war breaks out. Enlisted in Wake County at age 18, May 28, 1861. Mustered in as Private and promoted to Sergeant on January 1, 1863. Present or accounted for until captured at Rappahannock Station, VA., November 7, 1863 and confined to Point Lookout, MD., until transferred to BoulwareÍs and CoxÍs Warf, James River, VA., February 20-21, 1865, for exchange. Reported present with a detachment of paroled and exchanged prisoners at Camp Lee, near Richmond, VA., February 27, 1865. His sister, Fannie Lyon, also attended the school and wrote an account of the return of the Cedar Fork Rifles flag.

MALCOMB, A.C. - Enlisted in Wake County on September 1, 1862. Died at Winchester, VA., October 26, 1862. Cause of death not reported.

MARTIN, JOHN - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 31, September 22, 1862. Transferred to Co. B, 54th N.C.T. December 20- 22, 1862, in exchange for Private James M. Smith.

MASON, WILLIAM A. Born in Orange County and enlisted in Wake County at age 28, May 28, 1861. Died at Raleigh on August 29, 1861 of "dyspepsia."

MAY, GREEN- Enlisted in Wake County on March 5, 1864, for the war.

MAY, PRIOR Enlisted in Wake County on March 5, 1864. Captured at Petersburg, VA., February 6, 1865 and confined at Point Lookout, MD., until paroled and transferred to BoulwareÍs and CoxÕs Wharf, James River, VA. He was received there February 20-21, 1865. Reported present with a detachment of paroled and exchanged prisoners at Camp Lee, near Richmond, VA., February 27, 1865.

MEDDLING, JOHN- Enlisted in Wake County at age 20, May 28, 1861. Present or accounted for until captured at Strasburg, VA., September 23, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, MD., until paroled and transferred to Boulwares Wharf, James River, VA., where he was received March 19, 1865. Furloughed for 30 days from hospital at Richmond, VA., March 24, 1865.

MEDDLING, SAMUEL - Enlisted in Wake County at age 51, May 28, 1861. Discharged on August 29, 1861, by reason of "old age and general disability." Later enlisted in Company I, 47th N.C.T.

MIDLING, GRAY - Resided in Wake County he enlisted at age 25, March 1, 1862. Died at Richmond, VA., April 7, 1862, of "pneumonia."

MILLS, HENDERSON M. - (b ca 1845, d 19 Apr 1862) Resided in Wake County and enlisted February 2, 1862 at the age of 17. Died at Ashland, VA., April 19, 1862. He is buried at Mills Family Cemetery, Apex, NC. His gravesite was marked during 1996 with a military service marker in the Mills family cemetery, Chatham Co. N.C.

MONTGOMERY, ELI- Born in Chatham County and was listed on the 1860 census living with his family in the Williams Mills section. It lists him as a carriage maker but he listed his occupation as a mechanic upon enlistment. Eli was one of the few soldiers who were heads of their households. He had a wife, Rebecca, and two girls, Alice and Susy. He enlisted in Wake County at age 30, May 28, 1861. Discharged at Petersburg, VA., July 5, 1862 by reason of "cardiac disease" and/or "depressed fracture of the cranium."

MORING, FRANKLIN OKELLY Listed as 13 years old in 1860 census living on the farm of his parents, Alfred and Elizabeth Moring, merchants in the area known as "Moringsville." Enlisted in Wake County on December 18, 1863. Captured September 23, 1864 and confined at Point Lookout, MD., until paroled and transferred to BoulwareÍs Wharf, James River, VA., where he was received March 19, 1865, for exchange. Married Pattie Aline and was living in Raleigh in the 1870 Census. Died 1920.

MORING, JAMES H. "Jim" - (b. June 5, 1843 d. January 8, 1920) James was the third child of James M. Moring (b. 1809 and member of Manuel Fetter Lodge No. 275 member) and Cynthia Hopson (b. 1820). She was the daughter of Lewis Hopson and Rebecca Barbee. James' sister, Anne Eliza Moring, married fellow soldier, William G. Clemments. James enlisted in Alamance County on July 3, 1861. Wounded in the right thigh at the first battle of Manassas, July 21, 1861 and was discharged, October 25, 1861 by reason of wounds. James returned home and operated store in Morrisville. He enjoyed singing and died while doing performing in Norfolk, Virginia. He is buried in the Morrisville First Baptist Church cemetery, Morrisville, N.C.

MORING, WILLIS L. - Willis was born in 1840 and the brother of James H.Moring and second child of James M. and Cynthia. He enlisted in Wake County at age 20, May 28, 1861. Present or accounted for until captured at Rappahannock Station, VA., November 7, 1863. Confined to Point Lookout, MD., until paroled and transferred to AikenÍs Landing, James River, VA., whre he was received February 25 March 3, 1865 for exchange. Admitted to hospital at Richmond, Va., after exchange. He returned from the war and married Nancy Dilliard on Oct. 25, 1866. After her death he married Sandal Utley.

MORRIS, A.F. (b. Oct. 15, 1842 - d. Jun. 16, 1921) Listed on 1850 census as living in Wake County and parents were Henderson and Maragret Morriss, farmers. Enlisted in Wake County at age 19, May 28, 1861. Present or accounted for until wounded in the right leg and captured at Winchester, Va., September 19, 1864. Hospitalized at Baltimore, MD. until transferred to Point Lookout, MD., October 26, 1864. Paroled and transferred to Venus Point, Savannah River, GA., where he was received November 15, 1864 for exchange. Paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA., April 9, 1865.Buried in the Morrisville First Baptist Church Cemetery, Morrisville, N.C.

MORRIS, JOSEPH T.- Born in Wake County where he enlisted at age 23, May 28, 1861. Wounded at the first battle of Manassas, July 21, 1861 and died at Manassas Junction, VA., August 24, 1861 of wounds.

MORTON, H.A.- Resided in Rowan County and enlisted on March 3, 1864. "Gave himself up voluntarily" to the enemy at Mechanicsville, VA., May 30, 1864. Confined at Elmira, NY., until released on May 19, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

MULLHOLLAND, SIDNEY - Listed as living in Chatham Co. on the 1850 census, Older brothers were Henderson and "Paskill." Sidney enlisted in Wake County at age 22, May 28, 1861. Present or accounted for until captured at Rappahannock Station, Va., November 7, 1863 and confined to Point Lookout, MD. He was paroled and transferred to Boulwares Wharf, James River, Va., where he was received March 16, 1865 for exchange. Admitted to hospital at Richmond, VA., after exchange.

MYRES, W.A. - Enlisted in Lenoir County on February 10, 1864. Deserted at Winchester, VA., September 1, 1864. Buried in Hattisburg, M.S., April 28, 1909.

NORRIS, JOSEPH - Resided in Wake County where he enlisted at age 28, May 28, 1861. Wounded at Seven Pines, VA., May 31, 1862. Detailed as a nurse in the Medical Department and was captured in hospital at Gettysburg, PA., July 5, 1863 and confined at Point Lookout, MD. until paroled and transferred to City Point, VA. where he was received March 6, 1864, for exchange. Captured at Farmville, VA., April 6, 1865 and confined at Newport News, VA., until released on June 2, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

PAGE, BENJAMIN- Conscripted in Burke County at age 28, September 22, 1862. Present or accounted for until captured at Rappahannock Station, VA., November 7, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout, MD. until paroled and transferred to Aikens Landing, James River, VA. where he was received February 25 March 3, 1865, for exchange. Admitted to hospital at Richmond, VA., after exchange.

PAGE, GEORGE - Enlisted in Burke County at age 26, September 22, 1862. Present or accounted for until captured at Rappahannock Station, VA., November 7, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout, MD. until paroled and transferred to BoulwareÍs Wharf, James River, VA., where he was received March 16, 1865, for exchange.

PAGE, JACKSON - Enlisted in Burke County at age 24, September 22, 1862. Present or accounted for until wounded at Winchester, VA., September 19, 1864. Died of wounds November 10, 1864.

PAGE, OSCAR H. - Brother of Lt. Malcus Williamson Page and listed on the 1860 Wake County census. Enlisted in Wake County at age 33, May 28, 1861. Mustered in as Private and promoted to Corporal on January 28, 1862. Discharged March 14-19, 1862, after furnishing a substitute.

PAGE, WESLEY - Resided in Burke County where he enlisted at age 22, September 22, 1862. Wounded in the side and/or left arm at Chancellorsville, VA., May 3-4, 1863. Reported absent on detail as hospital guard from December 1, 1863 through October 1864. Rejoined the company in November-December, 1864. Captured near Petersburg, VA., March 25, 1863, and confined at Point Lookout, MD., until released on June 25, 1865 after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

PAGE, WILLIAM O. - Enlisted on or about April 1, 1864. Captured at Frederick, MD., July 9, 1864 and confined at various Federal hospitals until transferred to Fort McHenry, MD., September 28, 1864 and was exchanged September 30, 1864. Buried in Shady Grove Methodist Church, Burke Co. N.C., December 3, 1919.

PARKER, W.T. - Enlisted in Wake County on April 1, 1864. Paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA., April 9, 1865.

PARRISH, DUNCAN F. - (b. Mar. 23, 1838 - April 26, 1902) The 1850 lists Duncan as being born in 1835. He was a laborer on the plantation of Kimbro Council in Chatham County. In 1860 the census places Duncan living with other workers on the farm of Alfred Moring around Williams Mill Post Office in upper Chatham County. His age was 23 year old "Mechanic" when he enlisted with his brother, Edward, in Wake County Wake County on May 28, 1861. Duncan had a short military career. He was discharged, November 28 1861, but the reason was never reported. But it does in the OÍKelly Chapel Church records where he was attending with his brother. In the September 1861 church conference it states, "Br. Duncan Parrish was charged with stealing while in the army and his being discharged and otherwise punished by the authorities." The church appointed a member to correspond with him "to ascertain his feeling on the grave charge against him." He was excommunicated in July 1862. In October, 1862 he reenlisted in Company C, 56th NC Infantry as a Pvt. He was surrendered by Gen. Lee at Appomattox and paroled at Appomattox Court House on April 9,1865. After the war he joined the George Washington Masonic Lodge No. 174, at Lassiter's Crossroads, with other veterans in 1867 and was listed on the Manuel Fetter Lodge No. 275 return for Dec. 5, 1869 as, "resident members not in lodge. " In 1876 he was one of the original members of the Mt. Pisgah Lodge No. 368 which replaced No. 275 in 1876. Buried in Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church cemetery, Chatham Co. N.C., April 26, 1902.

PARRISH, MARCUS EDWARD Edward is listed as 22 years-old laborer on the 1860 Chatham census working on the farm of Emily Mullholland in the Williams Mills P.O. area. He is the brother of Duncan Parrish. Enlisted in Wake County at age 22, May 28, 1861. Captured at Gettysburg, PA., July 3, 1863. Confined to Fort Delaware, DE., until transferred to Point Lookout, MD., October 18, 1863. Paroled and transferred to BoulwareÍs and CoxÍs Wharf, James River, VA., where he was received February 20-21, 1865, for exchange. Reported present with a detachment of paroled and exchanged prisoners at Camp Lee, near Richmond, VA., February 27, 1865. Died in 1913 and buried in the Springfield Friends Cemetery, High Point, N.C.

PEARSON, JONATHAN - Resided in Wake County where he enlisted on November 13, 1863. Deserted to the enemy near Racoon Ford, VA., January 1-6, 1864. Released after taking the Oath of Allegiance at Washington D.C., March 22, 1865, and was furnished transportation to New York City.

PENLEY, L.D. - From Watauga County and was wounded at Gettysburg, PA., July 1-4, 1863 and captured in the hospital on July 5th.

PERRY, G.W. - Resided in Union County and was occupation a blacksmith prior to enlisting in Wake County at age 21, May 28, 1861. Wounded "under right clavicle" and captured at Seven Pines, VA., on or about May 30, 1862. Confined to Fort Monroe, VA., until paroled and transferred to AikenÍs Landing, James River, VA., where he was received September 1, 1862, for exchange. Present or accounted for until captured at Winchester, VA., July 20, 1864. Confined to Camp Chase, OH. until paroled and transferred to Boulwares and Coxs Landing, James River, VA., where he was received March 10-12, 1865, for exchange. Admitted to hospital at Richmond, VA., after exchange.

PICKARD, HENRY - Enlisted in Alamance County at age 21, July 3, 1861. Wounded in the leg at the second battle of Manassas, August 29, 1862. Detailed as nurse in hospital at Staunton, VA., by reason of wounds. Deserted from hospital on November 1, 1863.

PICKARD, JOHN W. - Born in Orange County and was by occupation a stonemason prior to enlisting in Alamance County at age 38, July 3, 1861. Wounded in the left thigh at the second battle of Manassas, August 29, 1862. Discharged at Danville, VA., by reason of wounds. Buried in Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Durham, N.C.

PICKARD, LAFAYETTE - Enlisted in Wake County at age 24, May 28, 1861. Wounded at Gaines Mill, VA., June 27, 1862. Wound described as "concussion." Wounded in the head at Chancellorsville, VA., May 4, 1863. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA., April 9, 1865. Buried in Orange Grove Baptist Church, Hillsboro, N.C.

PICKARD, THOMAS - Enlisted in Orange County at age 26, February 24, 1862. Present or accounted for through February, 1864. Buried in Orange Grove Baptist Church, Hillsboro, N.C.

PICKARD, WILLIAM - Enlisted in Company G, 28th North Carolina at age 20 on September 2, 1861 in Orange County. Wounded and captured at Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862. Exchanged on or about December 17, 1862. Transferred to Company I, 6th N.C.S.T. on March 18, 1863. Captured at Williamsport, MD., July 6, 1863, and confined at Fort Delaware, DE., until transferred to Point Lookout, MD, October 18, 1863.

POINDEXTER, PLEASANT HENDERSON Enlisted in Yadkin County at age 26, September 15, 1862. Present or account for until ransferred to Company G, 28th North Carolina March - April, 1863. Wounded in the back at Gettysburg and returned to duty on August 17, 1863. Reported present for duty September, 1864 - February, 1865. Surrendered at Appomattox C.H. April 9, 1865.

POINDEXTER, WILLIAM G.W. Born in Yadkin County where he enlisted at age 28, September 15, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 28th North Carolina on March 18, 1863. Wounded and captured at Gettysburg on July 3, 1863. Died there of wounds on July 5, 1863.

POPE, HOWELL LOUIS - Resided in Orange County and was by occupation a farmer. Place and date of enlistment not given. Captured at Winchester, VA., July 20, 1864. Records of Federal Provost Marshal give his age as 36. Confined to Camp Chase, OH. where he died on October 25, 1864, of "chronic diarrohoea." Buried at Camp Chase Cemetery, Columbus, OH.

POPE, W. PAUL- Enlisted in Wake County at age 17, May 28, 1861. Killed at Malvern Hill, VA., July 1, 1862.

QUEEN, JONAS - Born in Burke County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting at age 17 on September 22, 1862. Discharged at Danville, VA., July 31, 1863 by reason of "pthysis pulmonalis, great general debility & nonage." Later reenlisted in this company and was captured near Petersburg, VA., March 25, 1865. Confined at Point Lookout, MD, until released June 17, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

QUEEN, MOSES- Enlisted in Burke County at age 26, September 22, 1862. Died at Richmond, VA., March 26, 1863 of "enteritis."

REVIS, DANIEL.- Resided in Yadkin County and enlisted in Wake County on October 10, 1864. Captured near Petersburg, VA., February 6, 1865, and confined to Point Lookout, MD., until released on June 17, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

RIGGSBY, MARK - Lived in Wake County in 1860 and member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, Chatham Co., N.C. Enlisted in Chatham County at age 28, February 25, 1862. Died at Richmond, VA., April 4, 1862 of "laryngitis" and/or "fever."

ROBERTS, AARON - Born in Wake County and listed on the 1850 census as being born in 1836 and living with his illiterate parents Abel and Sarah Roberts in the Western Division of Wake County. Next door was the family of George and Patsey Roberts. The 1860 census lists him as age 27 and an illiterate day laborer. If it is the same Aaron he would have married sometime in the decade to Bithany, age 20, and had son, Curtis, in 1859. Enlisted in Wake County at age 26, on May 28, 1861. Captured at Rappahannock Station, VA., November 7, 1863 and confined to Point Lookout, MD., where he took the Oath of Allegiance and joined the U.S. Army on January 23, 1864. Assigned to Co. G, 1st Regiment U.S. Volunteer Infantry.

ROBERTS, ASHWELL - Born in Wake or Orange County and was a farmer prior to enlisting in Wake County at age 22, May 28, 1861. Captured at Rappahannock Station, VA., November 7, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout, MD., where he took the Oath of Allegiance and joined the U.S. Army on February 17, 1864. Assigned to Co. E, 1st Regiment U.S. Volunteer Infantry.

ROBERTS, JOHN- Born in Wake County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting at age 22, May 28, 1861. Captured at Rappahannock Station, VA., November 7, 1863. Confined at Point Lookout, MD., where he took the Oath of Allegiance and joined the U.S. Army on February 5, 1864. Assigned to Co. E, 1st Regiment U.S. Volunteer Infantry.

ROBERTS, ZACHARIAH - Listed on the 1850 Wake census as being born in 1834 and was living with his parents George and Patsey Roberts in the Western Division of Wake County. In 1860 he was listed as in school. Resided in Wake County where he enlisted at age 26, March 8, 1862. Wounded at GaineÍs Mill, VA., June 27, 1862. Wound described as "concussion." Wounded in the right hand at Fredericksburg, VA., December 13, 1862. Reported absent wounded until detailed in Captain Samuel B. Waters Company, Provost Guard, Raleigh, December 14, 1863, by reason of wounds. Paroled at Raleigh on April 20, 1865. Listed on a list of maimed Confederate veterans of Wake Co. 1867, State Auditor's Records, Artificial Limbs, 1866-1867. He is listed as having his right hand useless.

RODGERS, G.W.H. - Possibly excommunicated from Mt. Pisgah Dec. 11, 1858. Enlisted in Wake County at age 24, March 2, 1862. Died at Richmond, VA., April 18, 1862 of "pneumonia."

SEARS, GEORGE W. - Enlisted in Wake County at age 22, May 28, 1861. Appointed Musician the same date; however, his rank was reported as Private after August, 1861. Transferred to Co. D, 35th N.C.T. in December, 1862.

SEARS, HARMON - (b. May 17, 1835 - d. Jan 21, 1912) Worked on Alfred Moring's farm near Williams' Mill Post Office, Chatham Co. Listed on 1860 census as "Mechanic" at age 25. He enlisted in Wake County on May 28, 1861 and mustered in as First Sergeant. At the Battle of First Manassas he was wounded in the spine and the anus. He was discharged due to wounds on Jan. 27, 1862. He returned to Chatham and Luveniah H. Williams, of the prosperous Williams family, who owned and operated a large mill in eastern Chatham County. He became the post master for the Williams Mill and when the war ended, he was forced to apply for a special pardon due this position. Harmon joined the George Washington Masonic Lodge No. 174, at Lassiter's Crossroads, with other veterans in 1867. Later he would join the lodge named after his old company commander. The Richard Watt York Lodge No. 281 was chartered in December of 1868. He visited the Manuel Fetter Lodge No. 275 in Dec. 5, 1869 and eventually joined the Mt. Pisgah Lodge No. 368. He is buried in the Mount Pisgah Baptist Church cemetery, Chatham Co., N.C.

SHIPP, JOSEPH HINTON - Enlisted on or about September 7, 1864. Paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA., April 9, 1865. Two "J.H. Shipp" names show up on the 1906 C.M. Miller map of Durham County living in Cedar Fork Township.

SHIPP, JOSEPH M. - (b. 1841 - d. Sept. 22, 1864) May be the same Joseph Shipp listed on the 1850 and 1860 Wake census living with father, Nathaniel, also in this company. Enlisted at age 20 on December 13, 1861 in Wake County. He was wounded at Rappahannock Station, November 7, 1863 and mortally on September 19, 1864 in Winchester, Virginia. Buried in Massanutten Cemetery, Woodstock, V.A.

SHIPP, NATHANIEL M. - This may be the same Nathaniel listed on the 1850 and 1860 Wake Census as having son Joseph M., also in this company. Nathaniel previously served in Co. G, 31st N.C.T. and transferred into this company September-October, 1864. Captured in hospital in Richmond, VA., April 3, 1865. Released on July 27, 1865, after taking Oath of Allegiance. Listed on a list of maimed Confederate veterans of Wake Co. 1867, State Auditor's Records, Artificial Limbs, 1866-1867. He is listed as, "right leg useless".

SIKES, EDWARD- Enlisted in Wake County on April 1, 1864. Paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA., April 9, 1865. Grave destroyed in Harnett County.

SMITH, DANIEL- Enlisted in Burke County at age 24, September 22, 1862. Captured at Rappahannock Station, VA., November 7, 1863. Confined to Point Lookout, MD., until paroled and transferred to Aikens Landing, James River, VA,. where he was received February 25 March 3, 1865, for exchange.

SMITH, DAVID - Enlisted in Burke County at age 28, September 22, 1862. Captured at near Petersburg, VA., March 25, 1865. Confined to Point Lookout, MD., until released on June 20, 1865 after taking the Oath of Allegiance.

SMITH, HENRY- Born in Burke County as was a farmer when he enlisted there at age 22, September 22, 1862. Discharged at Fredericksburg, VA. July 25, 1863, by reason of "mental imbecility" and/or "lunacy."

SMITH, JAMES - Previously served in Co. B, 54th N.C.T. Transferred to this company December 20-22, 1862 in exchange for Pvt. John Martin. Wounded in the arm at Chancellorsville, VA., May 3, 1863. Died at Gordonsville, VA., September 6, 1863 of "pneumonia."

SMITH, JOSHUA - Enlisted in Wake County on August 20, 1863. Deserted near Woodstock, VA., November 8, 1864.

SMITH, THOMAS H. - Born in Wake County and resided as a farmer prior to enlisting on May 28, 1861, at age 20. Wounded in left foot at Sharpsburg, MD., September 17, 1862 Captured near Sharpsburg on October 1, 1862 and confined to Fort McHenry, MD., and Fortress Monroe, VA., until transferred to AikenÍs Landing, James River, VA., October, 25, 1862 for exchange. Captured at Rappahannock Station, VA., November 7, 1863 and confined to Point Lookout, MD. On January 29, 1864 he joined Co.I, U.S. Army 1st Regiment Volunteer Infantry. For more information click here.

STALLINGS, R.G. - Enlisted in Wake County on April 1, 1864. Mustered in as Private and promoted to Corporal on December 1, 1864. Paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA., April 9, 1865 as Sergeant.

STANSH, STEPHEN - Enlisted in Wake County on April 1, 1864. Reported absent sick from August 8, 1864 through December, 1864.

STEELE, JAMES GIDEON SR. - Resident of Yadkin County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Yadkin County at age 18, January 15, 1864. Captured at Winchester, VA., July 20, 1864, and confined to Camp Chase, OH., until paroled and transferred to Boulwares and Coxs Wharf, James River, VA., were he was received March 10- 12, 1865, for exchange. North Carolina pension records indicate he was wounded in the ankle in February, 1865, while a prisoner of war.

STEELE, WILLIAM D.- Resident of Yadkin County and was by occupation a wagon maker prior to enlisting in Yadkin County at age 28, September 15, 1862. Captured at Fredericksburg, VA., May 3, 1863, and confined to Fort Delaware, DE., until paroled and transferred to City Point, VA., were he was received May 23, 1863, for exchange. Present or accounted for until captured at Winchester, VA., July 20, 1864, and confined to Camp Chase, OH., until paroled and transferred to BoulwareÍs and Coxs Wharf, James River, VA., were he was received March 10- 12, 1865, for exchange.

STONE, J.H. - Enlisted in Wake County on May 28, 1864. Died September 24, 1864. Cause and place of death not reported.

STONE, JOHN S.- Enlisted in Wake County on October 28, 1864. Captured near Petersburg, VA., March 25, 1865, and confined to Point Lookout, MD., until released after taking the Oath of Allegiance, June 9, 1865.

STONE, JAMES H. Enlisted in Wake County at age 20, May 28, 1861. Detailed as a teamster from July 21, 1861 through December 1864. Paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA., April 9, 1865.

STONE, ROBERT D. - Enlisted in Wake County on November 10, 1863. Present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA., April 9, 1865.

STRICKLIN, W.H. - Enlisted in Wake County on March 18, 1864. Captured at Strasburg, VA., September 23, 1864, and confined to Point Lookout, MD., until paroled an transferred to AikenÍs Landing, James River, VA., where he was exchanged March 19, 1865.

TANNER, C. Place and date of enlistment not reported. Captured at Spotsilvania Court House, VA., May 12, 1864, and confined to Fort Delaware, DE., where he died July 10, 1864 of "chronic diarrhoea."

TAYLOR, JOHN T. - Born in Nash County was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Wake County at age 21, May 28, 1861. Discharged December 17, 1861, by reason of "bad eyes."

TROGDEN, A.D. - Enlisted in Wake County on March 5, 1864. Present or accounted for through December, 1864.

UPCHURCH, J.H.- Charges brought up against Upchurch in March 1858 in his church, Mt. Pisgah Baptist church for "intemperance" along with Lemuel Holder. Enlisted in Virginia at age 24, August 13, 1862. Mustered in as Private. Wounded at Sharpsburg, MD., September 17, 1862. Promoted to Corporal on February 1, 1863. Wounded in the breast at Gettysburg, PA., July 1-2, 1863. Captured at Rappahannock Station, VA., November 7, 1863, but escaped. Promoted to Sergeant in November-December, 1863. Wounded in the arm at Cedar Creek, VA., October 19, 1864. Died in Charlottesville, VA., November 19, 1864 of wounds.

UPCHURCH, WILLIFORD - Born in Chatham County and listed on the 1850 Chatham census as living with his parents, Sims and Partheny Upchurch and attending school. In 1860, Williford is listed as a Laborer, in the Grove Post Office area. Member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church. Brother to Winslow and Winship. Enlisted at age 20, May 28, 1861 in Wake County. Present or accounted for until missing in action at Cedar Creek, VA., October 19, 1864.

UPCHURCH, WINSHIP - Born in Chatham County and listed on the 1850 census as living with his parents in Chatham County and attending school. In 1860 he is listed at 15 years old. Member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church and brothers with Williford and Winslow. He was a farmer prior to enlisting in Wake County at age 17, on May 28, 1861. Present or accounted for until captured at Rappahannock Station, VA., November 7, 1863 and confined at Point Lookout, MD. Here he took the Oath of Allegiance on February 17, 1864 and joined Co. E, 1st Regiment U.S. Volunteer Infantry.

UPCHURCH, WINSLOW - Listed on the 1850 census as living with his parents in Chatham County and attending school. Member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church. Enlisted in Chatham County on October 24, 1864. Present or accounted for through December, 1864.

VARNER, GEORGE W. - Enlisted in Orange County at age 24, February 24, 1862. Captured at Rappahannock Station, VA., November 7, 1863. Confined to Point Lookout, MD., until paroled and transferred to AikenÍs Landing, James River, VA,. where he was received February 25 March 3, 1865, for exchange.

WARREN, DENNIS P.- Enlisted in Wake County at age 19, May 28, 1861. Discharged November 29, 1861. Reason discharged not reported.

WEATERSPOON, JAMES O. Born in Wake County in 1843 and listed on the 1850 and 1860 census as living in the Western Division of Wake County and having attended school. His parents were Colonel Hiram and Nancy Weatherspoon. Hiram was the original captain of the "Wake Riflemen" which would later become Company I. Prior to enlisting at age 20 on May 28, 1861 he was a farmer. Transferred to Co. G, 7th N.C.S.T., June 1, 1861.

WEATERSPOON, SIMPSON- Born in Wake County where he resided as a blacksmith prior to enlisting in Wake County at age 28, May 28, 1861. Appointed 3rd Lieutenant to rank from May 16, 1861, and transferred to Co. G, 7th N.C.S.T. on June 17, 1861.

WEATHERSPOON, WILLIAM H. - Born in Wake County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting at age 22, May 28, 1861. Transferred to Co. G, 7th N.C.S.T. on June 1, 1861. Possibly "W.H. Weatherspoon" who shows up on the Dec. 1868 - Nov. 1872 returns for the Manual Fetter Lodge No. 275 located at Moringsville, N.C. On the 1887 L. Johnson map of Durham County shows a "W.H. Witherspoon" living behind the Cedar Fork Baptist Church. Could be buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Durham, NC.

WIGGINS, JOHN - Place and date of enlistment not reported. Captured at Old Church, VA., May 30, 1864 and confined at Elmira, NY. until paroled and transferred to BoulwareÍs Wharf, James River, VA., where he was received March 18, 1865 for exchange. Reported present with a detachment of paroled and exchanged prisoners at Camp Lee, near Richmond, VA., March 19, 1865.

WILDER, JOHN W.- Born in Wake County where he enlisted at age 22, May 28, 1861. Mustered in as Sergeant. Wounded in the hip at the first battle of Manassas, July 21, 1861 and died at Charlottesville, VA., August 2, 1861 of wounds.

WILLIAMS, CANNON LUNSFORD - (March 18, 1835 - d. April 29, 1908) Brother of J.F. Williams. CannonÍs sister, Luvenia, married Harmon Sears. Excommunicated from Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church October, 1860. Enlisted in Wake County at age 23, May 28, 1861. Appointed Sergeant the same date. Promoted to 1st Sergeant on January 28, 1862. Wounded in the right cheek at Cedar Creek, VA., October 19, 1864. Paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA., April 9, 1865. He was married to Kitty Jane Council, the sister of Matthew Council. He is listed on the original petition to the Mount Pisgah Lodge No. 368 in 1876. Buried in Mt. Pisgah Church Cemetery, Chatham Co. N.C.

WILLIAMS, GEORGE SANFORD- Listed on the 1850 census living with his parents, George Jackson and Malinda (Mann) Williams in Chatham County. George Jackson was county Sheriff (1865-1874) and Williams Township, was named in his honor. With George Sanford is his 9 year old brother, James H. Both boys were in school. He resided and enlisted in Chatham County at age 23, July 18, 1862 for the war. He was wounded in the right knee at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-2, 1863. He was paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia April 9, 1865. North Carolina. Pension records indicate that he was wounded in the right arm at Petersburg, Virginia, at an unspecified date. Upon his return he married Lucinda Upchurch Council, who was widowed after her husband Mathew Addison Council died in the war, G.S. died at 89 of diabetes and is buried at Martha's Chapel Ch., Chatham Co., N.C. For more information, click Here.

WILLIAMS, JAMES HENRY "KITTEN"- Brother of George S. Williams. Listed on 1850 census as being born in 1841 and having attended school. He was raised in Chatham County off of the current MarthaÍs Chapel Road. James enlisted in Chatham County at the age of 20, February 25, 1862. He was wounded in the left side at Rappahannock Station, VA., November 7, 1863. Paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA., April 9, 1865. After the war James was married to Mary Ann Barker. in the late 1860's, he purchased a farm in the MerrittÍs Chapel Methodist Church area, married and raised his family there. The farm, today, is the property of his great grandson, James Henry Diggs.

WILLIAMS, JACKSON L. - Jackson was the son of Richard Williams and a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church. He was born in Wake County where he enlisted at age 23, May 28, 1861, for the war. Died at Camp Jones, Virginia, September 13, 1861, of disease.

WILLIAMS, JAMES M.- Possible son of Marmaduke Williams. James enlisted in Chatham County at age 20, February 25, 1862. Killed at Gettysburg, PA., July 2, 1863. Buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, N.C.

WILLIAMS, JOHN FERDINAND - (b. Feb. 11, 1830 - d. Jan. 14, 1908). John was the son of Marmaduke Williams and brother to Cannon Lundsford Williams. February 1861, Williams was approached by elders of the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Churches who were investigating charges against him for playing cards. When confronted with these charges said he would still not stop playing cards unless the church would deal with members boozing and drinking ardent spirits and making them pay to the pastor in proportion to what they was worth. This didn't set well with the committee and at the next months meeting he was excommunicated from the church. (Mt. Pisgah Ch. Records). He enlisted at age 30 on May 28, 1861 in Wake County. Detailed as a driver in the Ambulance Corps from September, 1862 through September, 1864. Paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA., April 9, 1865. He returned from the war and married Mary Jane Horton. John joined the George Washington Masonic Lodge No. 174, at Lassiter's Crossroads, with other veterans in 1867 and is listed as a visitor of the Manuel Fetter Lodge No. 275 for Dec. 1869. In 1876 he was one of the original members petitioning for the Mount Pisgah Lodge No. 368. He is buried at Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, Chatham Co., N.C.

WILLIAMS, JOHN ALEXANDER "SANDY" - Brother of George Jackson Williams. He enlisted in Chatham County at age 26, February 1, 1862 for the war. He had previously served in Company D, 35th Regiment N.C. Troops. He was captured at New Bern March 14, 1862 and paroled and exchanged at Aiken's Landing Virginia, August 5, 1862. He transferred to Company I, on December 27, 1862. He was present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865. Buried at Martha's Chapel Church, Chatham County, N.C.
WILSON, ALLEN - Enlisted in Chatham County at age 51, March 4, 1862, for the war. Died "at home" on October 19, 1862, of disease.

WILSON, STEPHEN- Enlisted in Chatham County at age 48, March 4, 1862 for the war as a substitute. Killed at Seven Pines, VA., May 31, 1862.

WILSON, WILLIAM - Enlisted in Chatham County at age 23, February 25, 1862, for the war. Died at Ashland, VA.,, April 18, 1862, of "fever."

WIMBLY, MARK - Son of Mary Wimberly of Wake County. (b. Feb. 11, 1842 - Sept. 4, 1916) Enlisted in Wake County at 18, May 28, 1861. Captured at Rappahannock Station, VA., November 7, 1863 and confined at Point Lookout, MD., until paroled and transferred to AikenÍs Landing, James River, VA., where he was received February 25-March 3, 1865, for exchange. Admitted to hospital at Richmond, VA., after exchanged. Buried in Bethesda Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Aberdeen, N.C.

WINFREY, W.H.- Resided in Yakin County where he enlisted at age 20, September 15, 1862. Captured in hospital at Gettysburg, PA., July 5, 1863 and hospitalized at DavidÍs Island, NY Harbor. He was paroled and transferred to City Point, VA., where he was received September 8, 1863. Captured at Strasburg, VA., September 24, 1864 and confined at Point Lookout, MD., until released on June 22, 1865, after taking the Oath of Allegiance. After the war he married Ersella J.(b.April 28, 1851-d. September 11, 1883) and both are buried at Macedonia Methodist Church Cemetery, HWY 67, Yadkin Co. N.C.

YATES, LUCIEN BURNETT (August 2, 1827 - July 8, 1907 in Chatham Co.) - Parents were William Yates (b. 1795 -d. 1866) and Delilah Boothe. L.B. Yates was one of ten children. His brother was Mathew Tyson Yates, missionary to China who married a Eliza Moring. He had a Grove P.O. address and was active in the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church and brought up charges against Holder in March 1858 for "intemperance". Farmer and one of the few heads of household at age 32 on 1860 census. Married Parthenia Upchurch in 1853, age 26, and had Robert Joseph (b. 1854), Sallie (b. 1857), Mathew Tyson (b. 1871), Wenslow, Basil, George (b. 1877), Mary, Tennie, Sarah. Barthenia was the daughter of Simms Upchurch and Abbie Olive. He enlisted near Fredericksburg, VA. at age 35 on March 23, 1863. Captured at Rappahannock Station, VA., November 7, 1863 and confined to Point Lookout, MD., until paroled and transferred to CoxÍs Landing, James River, VA., where he was received, February 14-15, 1965 for exchange. Reported present with a detachment of paroled and exchanged prisoners at Camp Lee, near Richmond, VA., February 18, 1865. His post war house is across from Marth's Chapel Church (2/2003). Lucien was a member of the Masonic Mount Pisgah Lodge No. 281.

YATES, V. STEWARD - Enlisted in Chatham County at age 23, March 1-3, 1862. Present or accounted for through December, 1864.

YEARGEN, WYATT- Previously served in Co. K, 38th N.C.T. but transferred to this company on April 10, 1863. Captured at Rappahannock Station, VA., November 7, 1863 and confined to Point Lookout, MD., until paroled and transferred to AikenÍs Landing, James River, VA., where he was received, February 25-March 3, 1965 for exchange. Admitted to hospital at Richmond after exchange.

YOUNG, JAMES W. - James enlisted in Alamance County at the age 22, in July 3, 1861. He was wounded in the shoulder at Gettysburg, PA., July 1, 1863. Young returned to duty only to be captured at Winchester, VA., September 19, 1864. Young was confined at Point Lookout and transferred to BoulwareÍs and CoxÍs Wharf, James River, VA., where he was received February 20, 1865. Reported present with a detachment of paroled and exchanged prisoners at Camp Lee, near Richmond, VA., February 27, 1865. Buried in the Salem Baptist Church Cemetery, Wake Co. N.C.

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