Confederate Soldiers

Who Served

With the 1st United States Volunteer Infantry

From Point Lookout Prison Maryland

 

BAKER, JAMES M : On August 27, 1861, James enlisted with Company “A”, 37th North Carolina Infantry, Enlisted in Ashe County, and his age was16 years old. He became Wounded In Action in both thighs at the battle of Second Manassas on August 29, 1862. He returned to duty by February 28, 1863. Was Wounded In Action at Chancellorsville on April 1, 1863. There taken Prisoner of War at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on July 3, 1863, and sent to Point Lookout Prisoner, Maryland held there until he enlisted in Company “E”, 1st U.S. Volunteer Infantry. Native Residence: of Ashe County, his occupation farmer.

 

BURCH, ANDREW JACKSON : Born on October 22, 1822 in Caswell County, North Carolina. Enlisted with The 3rd Regiment North Carolina Cavalry, Company “A” 41st North Carolina, June 27, 1863. Took the Oath of Allegiance on June 27, 1864 and mustered into Company “H”, 1st Regiment U.S. Volunteer Infantry at Norfolk, Virginia on July 22, 1864. He died of natural causes on May 8, 1910 at the age of 87.

 

CARDWELL, PATRICK HENRY : Born in 1840 or 1841 in James City County, Virginia. Enlisted in Williamsburg, Virginia on May 20, 1861, with the 1st Regiment, Virginia Artillery later listed as a private in the Richmond Howitzers. July 1863 was at Gettysburg, PA, Company “D”, 1st Regiment, Virginia Artillery. Captured on July 3d or 4th while part of a Quarter Master wagon train sent to Ft. McHenry Maryland, February 17, 1864 at Point Lookout MD, Patrick took the oath and enlisted with the 1st U.S. Volunteer Infantry.

 

CAUDILL, WILLIAM J : William enlisted at Allegheny County on June 6, 1861. He served one month and 22 days in Company “F”, 22nd North Carolina Infantry. William was court martial on December 26, 1863 for unknown reasons, He was returned to duty, and taken Prisoner Of War at Jericho Mills, Virginia on May 23, 1864, then sent to Point Lookout Prison, where he was held prisoner until he enlisted in Company “K” of the 1st U.S. Volunteer Infantry, he may have been Wounded In Action at some unknown point out west William was born in Wilkes County, Residence: of Allegheny County.

 

COLLINS, LEVI C : Enlisted with the 22nd North Carolina Infantry serving in Company “F”, on March 15, 1862, at the age of 17. Levi was born in Yadkin County, resided in Allegheny County; he became Wounded In Action in the hand near the Wilderness, in Virginia on June 1864. He was taken Prisoner Of War near Cold Harbor, Virginia on June 13, 1863, was sent to Point Lookout Prison, Maryland there held until June 27, 1864 when he enlisted in Company “F”, 1st U.S. Volunteer Infantry.

 

DAVIS, WILLIAM : served in Company “A”, 37th North Carolina Infantry, his enlistment date was April 1, 1862 in Ashe County, at the age 22. He became Wounded In Action at Chancellorsville, Virginia on April 1, 1863. Fighting at Gettysburg Pennsylvania, was taken Prisoner Of War on July 3, 1863, was sent to Fort McHenry, Maryland. Then transferred to Point Lookout Prison, Maryland on October 10, 1863. Joined Company “B”, 1st U.S. Volunteer Infantry on February 2, 1864. Native Residence: of Ashe County.

 

EASTRIDGE, JOHN, B : Born1823 in Ashe County North Carolina. John joined Company “A” of the 26th North Carolina Infantry, He enlisted on March 27, 1862 in Ashe Co, North Carolina at the age of 35, and his occupation was a carpenter. John became Wound In Action and taken Prisoner of War at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania July 3, 1863, and sent to Fort Delaware, there he was transferred to Point Lookout Prison, Maryland on January 25, 1864 there he enlisted in Company “C”, 1st U.S. Volunteer Infantry. His Residence was of Ashe Co, North Carolina. John was mentioned on the 1890 Ashe County Union Veterans Census. Residence: Laurel Township.

 

FARRINGTON, HUGH : Enlisted with the 26th North Carolina serving in Company “A”, Hugh enlisted on October 9, 1862 at Camp French, Petersburg, VA. Serving with his unit until taken Prisoner Of War at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on July 3, 1863, Hugh was sent to Fort Delaware, then transferred to Point Lookout Prison, Maryland on January 25, 1864 when he Enlisted in Company “C”, 1st U.S. Volunteer Infantry. His Residence being Ashe County, North Carolina, Hugh was born January 17, 1836 He was. Mentioned on the 1890 Ashe County Union Veterans Census. Residence being of Peak Creek, He passed away on March 2, 1922, and is buried in Ashe County Cemetery. Plot Q50.

 

GANTT, THOMAS : Was born in South Carolina. Enlisted in Company “H”, 1st U.S. Volunteer Infantry, in Point Lookout Maryland. After the War Thomas settled in Alabama. Thomas Gantt on the 1900 Census listed his parents as being born in Canada. Little is know of what Confederate Regiment Thomas Gantt fought with, he never talked about fighting with the South.

 

GOSS, WILLIAM J : Enlisted in Company “A”, 37th North Carolina Infantry, enlisted on December 12, 1861 in Wake County at age 16. Became wounded in action at the battle of Second Manassas on August 8, 1862. And taken Prisoner Of War at Warrenton, Virginia, on October 11, 1862. Became paroled at Warrenton on October 11, 1862, returning to duty by January 1, 1863. Nominated for badge of distinction for gallantry at Chancellorsville. Promoted to Corporal on May 31, 1863. William was taken Prisoner at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on July 3, 1863 or at Falling Waters, MD on July 14, 1863, sent to Point Lookout, Maryland. Released on February 2, 1864 when he enlisted. In Company “1” 1st U.S. Volunteer Infantry, Native Residence: of Ashe County.

 

GREER, WILLIAM ANDREW : Served in company “H”, of the 23rd North Carolina Infantry, Enlisted on September 1, 1862 in Iredell County. Was taken Prisoner Of War at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on July 1, 1863, was sent to Fort Delaware and then transferred. To Point Lookout, Maryland on October 18, 1863. Held there until he enlisted in Company “B”, 1st U.S. Volunteer Infantry. William was born April 15, 1833 in Johnson County, Tennessee. William Died October 15, 1897; he is buried in Ashe Cemetery. Plot E45.

 

GREER, WILLIAM H : Enlisted in company “B”, 1st U.S. Volunteer Infantry, and Served from June 25, 1864 to December 27, 1865. Mentioned on the 1890 Ashe County Union Veterans Census. Residence: of Horse Creek Township.

 

JUSTICE , PRESTON : Served in Company "A", 1st U.S. Volunteer Infantry Regiment

 

JOHNSON, PETER WILLIAM : Company "D" 1st U.S. Volunteer Infantry Regiment

 

SANDERS, ALEXANDER : enlisted in Company “A”, 26th North Carolina Infantry. Enlisted April 20, 1862 in Ashe County, North Carolina, at age 16. Wounded In Action at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. July 1, 1863. Was taken Prisoner Of War at Falling Waters, Maryland July 14, 1863, was confined at Point Lookout Prisoner, MD until Enlisted in Company” A”, 1st U.S. Volunteer Infantry Ashe County, North Carolina ca. 1847.

 

SHIVE, HENRY CLAY : Joined the 33rd North Carolina Infantry, was captured after the battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, January 29, 1864, my 2nd Great Grandfather Henry Clay Shive, a prisoner of war took the oath of allegiance to the U.S., and mustered in with the 1st Volunteer Infantry. In Company "D" serving under Captain Enoch Adams, while serving with this Unit Henry C. Shive achieve the rank of Corporal.

 

TOMLINSON, HIRAM : Age 28, served in company “A”, 37th North Carolina Infantry, Enlisted on August 27, 1861 in Ashe County age 28. Wounded In Action in his side, at Fredericksburg on December 13, 1862, returned to duty by January 1, 1863. Wounded In Action again at Chancellorsville on May 1 through April 1863, was listed as a deserter on August 4, 1863. Returned to duty on February 9, 1864. Was taken Prisoner Of War at the Wilderness or Spotsylvania C.H., he was sent to Point Lookout Prison, and released on Enlisted in Company “I”, 1st U.S. Volunteer Infantry Born in Wilkes County, Residence of Ashe County.

 

WAGGONER, JOHN H : served in company “F”, 22nd North Carolina Infantry. Resident of Allegheny County and Enlisted at Camp Holmes on October 17, 1862, Was taken POW at Jericho Mills, Virginia on June 23, 1864, sent to Point Lookout, Maryland until released on Enlisted in Company “F”, 1st U.S. Volunteers Infantry.

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