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22nd North Carolina Infantry (CSA)
Ancestor Info
Name: Zachariah ChrismonRank: Private Company: E

Source: Federal Archives Record. Zachariah Chrismon enlisted as a volunteer for one year on 23 May 1861 when he was 23 years old. He was enlisted by Capt. C.C. Cole at Greensboro, NC. He was detailed to the Armory at Richmond, VA. He was paid $10.00 on 28 August 1861while sick in the Fredricksburg Hospital, his first pay since enlisting. From Nov. 1861 to 31 Oct. 1862 he served as a nurse in the hospital at Fredicksburg. Zachariah was on the Hospital Muster Roll at General Hospital No.8, 213 Main St,Richmond in Oct. 1862,having been paid by Dr. Barton, the Surgeon, on 31 Aug 1862. Zachariah was transferred back to the Ordance Dept (Armory)in Sept and remained there through Oct. 1864.He was Paroled on May 13, 1865 at Greensboro, NC as number 648 on the roll by R. Walker. Note: As of 2 Dec. Wm. A. Carrington, Surgeon adn Inspector of Hospitals recommended 'that temporary aid be sought from some intelligent man detailed as nurse' to Hospital No. 8.From this recommendation it would appear that 'nurses' were intelligent people.

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