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Robert William Mullis - Private   
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Contact Name:  Rob Mikell
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Date Added:  1/12/2010
Company A
Daniel Augusta Young - Sergeant Major   
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Contact Name:  Georgia Wright Head
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Date Added:  11/23/2005
Company A
Samuel A. Young - Lieutenant   
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Contact Name:  Georgia Wright Head
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Date Added:  6/25/2008
Company A
Wilton Young - Major   
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Contact Name:  Georgia Wright Head
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Date Added:  6/25/2008
Company B
Kinchen Morgan - Private   
Enlisted March 17th, 1863 at age 38 - Survived the war (4 Great Grandfather)
Contact Name:  Robert Jordan Sharpe
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Date Added:  10/31/2011
Company C
Henry Millard Baucom - Private   
Henry was born 23 Jan 1846 in Union Co NC. He died 23 Feb 1930 and is buried in the Baucom Family Cem. in Union Co. NC. He was about 18 years old when he enlisted. This company was known as {Monroe Heavy Artillery organized and mustered at Salisbury, Rowan Co. NC. Commander William L Young. Asssignments: Fort Caswell, Wilmington, Defense of Savannah & North Carolina Campaign. Battles: Defense of Wilmington Harbor, New Brunswick, Charleston & James Island Battery # 2, Battle of Bentonville NC, March 19, 1865. This Battalion had four Companies A, B, C, & D. At Bentonville he probably fought as Infantry. We are related by marriage.
Contact Name:  phillip thomas
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Date Added:  2/13/2020
Company C
Abraham Crook - Private   
Abraham was the 2nd husband of my cousin Winnie Elmira Thomas. He was born in Union Co NC. He is 25 years old when he joins Major Wilton L Young's Heavy Artillery Vols at Salisbury 15 Mar. 1862 and is mustered 9 April for 3 years or the war. Soon after on 19 May 1862 he is in Green's Battery Heavy Artillery at Wilmington NC. He had some difficulty adjusting to military life and as a result of constant illness he left his post twice and was brought back. He suffered from Diarrohea, Acites, Delirium and finally Typhoid fever. He was hospitalized twice and given 60 day sick furloughs. Battles: Defense of Wilmington Harbor, Fort Caswell, New Brunswick, Savannah, Charleston Harbor and James Island where he was with Battery #2. As his unit was deactivated he and his unit became infantry and fought in the Carolina Campaign at Bentonville, SC. Believe he died in 1916.
Contact Name:  phillip thomas
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Date Added:  5/17/2020
Company C
Jesse Green Thomas - 4th Corporal   
Jesse was 28 years old from Anson County No.Car. He joined Capt. Young's Battalion No. Car. Vols at Union City on 12 March 1862. Enlisted by Capt Charles M.T. McCauley for three years or the war. He mustered in at Salisbury, NC on 9 April 1862. Stationed at Camp French near Wilmington, NC he contracted Yellow Fever. He was home on sick furlough and then sent to the Marine Hospital at Wilmington where he died of Yellow Fever on 19 Oct. 1862. His mother E. Kizker filed for settlement on 2 March 1863.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  8/20/2014
Company D
Henry Randall Pritchard - Private   
Henry was born 11 Dec 1822 in Anson Co. NC. and died 11 Dec 1901 in New Salem Twp. Union Co. NC. He enlisted at age 40 on 15 Aug 1863 in Union Co. NC by Lieut. Dickson for the war. [ Wheeler's Battalion] and mustered at Wilmington , New Hanover Co. NC. He has 9 cards in his archival file. He married my 3rd cousin 4 x removed Aramenter Catherine Burns. battles: Defense of Wilmington Harbor, NC, Fort Caswell, New Brunswick, NC, Charleston and James Island Battery # 2, Bentonville, NC on 19 March 1865. He and his wife are buried at Davis Cem. Union Co. NC.
Contact Name:  phillip thomas
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Date Added:  2/14/2020
Company D
Pleasant Simpson - Private   
Pleasant was born in 1828 he was conscripted 5 April 1863 into Co C 10th NC Heavy Artillery [ Monroe ] at Salisbury, Rowan Co. NC. He was transferred on 23 May 1863 into Capt Woodbury Wheeler's Co D and mustered 4 June 1863 at Wilmington, New Hanover Co. NC. He had some adjustment problems and spent some time in the brig. Released and rejoined his unit. Battles: Defense of Wilmington Harbor. Fort Caswell, New Brunswick, Charleston and James Island Battery #2 & fought as infantry at Bentonville, Sc 19 May 1865. He died 28 Jan 1901 and is buried at Pleasant Hill Cem. Union Co. NC. We are related by a distant marriage.
Contact Name:  phillip thomas
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Date Added:  2/18/2020
Company D
Joel Massey Terrell - 1st Lieutenant   
Joel served in the Confederate Army during the War Between the States (Civil War). He enlisted first in Union Co., North Carolina on April 17, 1862, and was mustered in at Smerna, North Carolina. He was appointed a 2nd Lt. in the 48th North Carolina Infantry Co. E for reasons unknown he never joined his unit, and was dropped from the rolls on October 21, 1862. In the meantime, he had enlisted on July 14, 1862 as a private in the 10th Battalion, Co. C, North Carolina Heavy Artillery Battalion. He was present and accounted for with his unit until transferred to Co. D of the same battalion, upon promotion to 2nd Lieut. May 23, 1863. He was again promoted to 1st Lieut. Sept./Oct. 1864. Present and accounted for with his unit through April 1865 His company spent most of the war operating in and around the City of Wilmington, North Carolina at the forts below the City(Fort Fisher, Fort Caswell) and on the Cape Fear River and its inlets. They were also stationed on James Island, Battery No. 2 in Charleston, South Carolina for a short period. On November 24, 1864, the entire battalion was ordered to evacuate their fortifications with it's Columbiads and Whitworth Cannon. The battalion was issued small arms, put aboard railway cars and moved south to aid in the defense of Savannah from the approaching Union Army of General Sherman. They arrived in Savannah on December 2nd, at that time they were made part of Hardy s Brigade, along with the 50th North Carolina Infantry Regiment and North Carolina 77th Infantry (7th Senior Reserves), commanded by Col. Washington Hardy. On December 20th the Brigade withdrew from Savannah to Hardeeville, South Carolina, and then quickly retired into North Carolina. He was present with his unit at the Battle of Averasboro, North Carolina March 16, 1865 and the Battle of Bentonville, North Carolina on March 19, 1865, where he was wounded. The battalion was under the command of General Johnson and surrendered two weeks later at Smithfield, North Carolina, on April 26, 1865. He was among more than 4,000 men who were later paroled at Charlotte, North Carolina on May 5, 1865. He is buried in the Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery, in Marshville, Union County, North Carolina.
Contact Name:  Bob Wolfe
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Date Added:  1/20/2011
Company D
John Wesley Wadkins - Private   
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Date Added:  6/7/2012
Company D
William David Wadkins - Private   
David, as known by his kin, enlisted with his older brother, John Wesley Wadkins. The pair fought in Fredericksburg and then at Chancellorsville. Both brothers were wounded at Chancellorsville. David was shot in the left shoulder and under his left arm. He and his brother were transferred to Winder Hospital where they both healed. Once they were back to health, they left war together and went back home to Wilkes County, NC. David owned a large farm in Wilkes where he and his brothers worked. Due to his war time injury, David lost most use of his left arm. He also suffered a subtle deafness in his left ear, after contracting Typhoid during the war.
Contact Name:  Angela M. W. Blackham
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Date Added:  2/24/2016
Company K
William Harvey Patrick - Private   
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Contact Name:  Edward Harding
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Date Added:  6/29/2008
Company K
William Henry von Eberstein - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Edward Harding
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Date Added:  6/29/2008
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