The Civil War in North Carolina



Biographical Sketches
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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z

  • Badger, Geo. E . . . . . 18, 142
  • Bagley, William H . . . . . 369
  • Baker, Gen. Lawrence S . . . . . 126
  • Baker, Blake . . . . . 456
  • Bailey, John L . . . . . 365
  • Bain, Donald W . . . . . 449
  • Balburnie, William . . . . . 64
  • Balch, Rev. Hezekiah J . . . . . 95, 270, 277
  • Balfour, Andrew . . . . . 380
  • Barlow, Arthur . . . . . 101
  • Barnes, David A . . . . . 221
  • Barnett family . . . . . 371
  • Barringers . . . . . lxi, 96
  • Battle family . . . . . 160
  • Battle, Elisha . . . . . 160
  • Battle, Kemp P . . . . . 162, 449
  • Battle, William H . . . . . 160
  • Baxter, John . . . . . 410
  • Beard, John . . . . . 466
  • Beard, Maj . . . . . 172
  • Beckwith, John W . . . . . 442
  • Benton, Thomas H . . . . . 335
  • Bennet, Risden Tyler . . . . . 8
  • (Not Richard, as printed.)
  • Bibb, William W . . . . . 108
  • Biffle, Paul . . . . . 395
  • Biggs, Asa . . . . . 253
  • Bingham Academy . . . . . 336
  • Bingham, William . . . . . 336
  • "Black Beard" . . . . . 116
  • Blackledge, Wm. S . . . . . 137, 464
  • Blakely, Johnson, U. S. N. . . . . . 307
  • Blake, James . . . . . 396
  • Bloodworth, Timothy . . . . . 307
  • Blount family . . . . . lvii, 11, 12, 130
  • Blount, Willie . . . . . 32
  • Blount, Simon . . . . . 223
  • Blount, Thomas . . . . . 158
  • "Bon Homme Richard" . . . . . 198
  • Boone, Daniel . . . . . 461
  • Borland, Solon . . . . . 22
  • Boyden, Nathaniel . . . . . 406
  • Bragg family . . . . . 456
  • Branch, John . . . . . 208
  • Branch, L. O'B . . . . . 211
  • Brandon, Matthew . . . . . 97
  • Brevard family . . . . . 237, 243
  • Brickell family . . . . . 216, 218
  • Bridgers, Robert R . . . . . 166
  • Brehon, Dr. James G . . . . . 452
  • Brooks, Judge George W. . . . . . 111, 235, 365
  • Briar Creek . . . . . 303
  • Brogden, Curtis H . . . . . 466
  • Brown, John . . . . . 218
  • Brown, Bedford . . . . . 107, 109, 111
  • Bryan, Francis . . . . . 140
  • Bryan, John H . . . . . 140
  • Bryan, Nathan . . . . . 226
  • Brunswick County, resistance to the stamp act, 1766 . . . . . 39
  • "Buffaloes" . . . . . 127
  • Buford's defeat . . . . . 279, 285
  • Burke, Gov. Thomas, . . . . . 112, 188, 325
  • Buncombe, Col. Edward . . . . . 56, 240, 421
  • Burgess, Dempsey . . . . . 99
  • Burgess, Thomas . . . . . 157
  • Burrington, Gov. George. . . . . . 300
  • Burrington, Gov. George, on the Moores . . . . . 50
  • Burrow, George . . . . . 129
  • Burgwyn, Henry K. . . . . . 319
  • Burns, Otway . . . . . 102
  • Burr, Theodosia . . . . . 303
  • Burton, Hutchins G . . . . . 200
  • Burton, Robert . . . . . 179
  • Burton, Robert H . . . . . 179, 249
  • Bynum, John Gray . . . . . 410

    BACON, Harper G. Co H, 57th NC Infantry Enlisted 7-4-62 at Cabarrus County.  Private.  Discharged 10-20-62 as a minor at Richmond, VA.
    BAGGERLY, John A. Co C, 4th NC Infantry Enlisted 6-7-61 at Iredell Co, NC.  Private, age 28.  Died 8-8-61 of typhoid at Manassas, VA. 
    BAGGERLY, Thomas W. Co G, 57th NC Infantry Enlisted 7-4-62 at Iredell Co, NC.  Wagonmaker, age 37.  POW 2-6-65 at Hatcher's Run, VA.  Died 2-16-65 of congestive chills, as a POW at Point Lookout, MD.
    BAGGERLY, Tillman F. Co I, 5th NC Infantry Enlisted 8-8-62 at Wake Co, NC.  Private, age 31, resident of Iredell Co, NC.  Deserted 5-10-63.  POW 5-12-64.
    BAILES, George S. Co B, 13th NC Infantry Enlisted 4-3-61 at Mecklenburg Co, NC.  Private.  Died 7-17-62 of typhoid at Lynchburg, VA. 
    BAILEY, Benjamin A. Co B, 2nd NC Cavalry Enlisted 6-18-61 at Iredell Co, NC.  Private, age 28, farmer.  Discharged 7-14-62 for disability.
    BAILEY, Benjamin Berry Co H, 23rd NC Infantry Enlisted 8-1-62 at Iredell Co, NC.  Private, age 23, shoemaker.  Wounded 5-12-64 at Spotsylvania Court House, VA.
    BAILEY, Daniel Co C, 49th NC Infantry Enlisted 3-18-62 at Rowan Co, NC.  Private, age 37.  Wounded 5-16-64 at Drewry's Bluff, VA.  Deserted and court-martialed. 
    BAILEY, George Co A, 12th NC Infantry Enlisted 4-27-61 at Catawba Co, NC.  Private, age 23, tanner.  Also served Co F, 32nd NC Infantry.
    BAILEY, J. W. Co B, 57th NC Infantry Enlisted 7-4-62 at Rowan Co, NC.  Private, age 31.  Arrested and court-martialed. 
    BAILEY, John T. Co D, 1st NC Light Artillery, Enlisted 6-15-61 at Rowan Co, NC.  Private.  Promoted 5-30-62 to Corporal.  Promoted 12-1-63 to Sergeant.
    BAILEY, Milas Co E, 49th NC Infantry Enlisted 7-7-63 at Iredell Co, NC.  Private, age 18.  Promoted to Musician in 1863.  Died 7-30-64 of pneumonia at Richmond, VA.
    BAILEY, Portland Co D, 6th NC Infantry Enlisted 5-28-61 at Mecklenburg Co, NC.  Private, age 19.  Deserted 9-14-62 at Sharpesburg , MD.  Arrested 1-11-63 and executed 2-28-63 for desertion.  Birthplace was Burke Co, NC.
    BAILEY, Richard A. Co E, 49th NC Infantry Enlisted 3-17-62 at Iredell Co, NC.  Sergeant, age 23, farmer.  Wounded 7-30-64 at Petersburg, VA.  POW 4-1-65 at Five Forks, VA.  Numerous promotions, the last on 7-30-64 to 1st Lt.  
    BAILEY, Thomas A. Co B, 42nd NC Infantry Enlisted 1-27-62 at Rowan Co, NC.  Private.  Also served Howard's Co C, North Carolina Prison Guards.
    BAILEY, Thomas B. Co C, 4th NC Infantry Enlisted 8-12-62 at Iredell Co, NC.  Private.  Wounded 5-3-63 at Chancellorsville, VA.  Died 6-4-63 of wounds at Richmond, VA.
    BAILEY, W. H. Co B, 57th NC Infantry Enlisted 7-4-62 at Rowan Co, NC.  Private, age 18.  POW 11-7-63 at Rappahannock Sta., VA.
    BAILEY, William Co D, 31st NC Infantry Enlisted 9-8-61 at Wake Co, NC.  Private, age 19, farmer.  POW 2-8-62 at Roanoke Island, VA.  Wounded 5-16-64 at Drewry's Bluff, VA.  Died 6-4-64 of wounds at Richmond, VA.
    BAILEY, William Co K, 30th NC Infantry Enlisted 10-20-63 at Wake Co, NC.  Private, age 41.  Wounded 7-18-61 at Snicker's Gap, VA.
    BAILEY, William A. Co I, 1st NC Infantry Enlisted 7-16-61 at Wake Co, NC.  Private, age 19.  Wounded 5-2-63 at Chancellorsville, VA.  POW 5-12-64 at Spotsylvania, VA.  Transferred for exchange 5-20-64 at James River, VA.
    BAILEY, William M. Co D, 30th NC Infantry Enlisted 8-10-61 at Wake Co, NC.  Private, age 18, farmer.
    BAILY, Joseph J. Co E, 1st NC Cavalry Enlisted 8-12-61 at Warren Co, NC.  Private, age 21, resident of Wake Co, NC.  Promoted 2-24-62 to Corporal.  Promoted Dec 1862 to Sergeant.
    BAIN, James J. Co G, 34th NC Infantry Enlisted 11-21-61 at Mecklenburg Co, NC.  Private, age 20, farmer, born in Mecklenburg Co, NC.  Wounded 6-27-62 at Gaines Mill, VA.  Wounded 5-1-63 at Chancellorsville, VA.
    BAIN, Thomas M. Co B, 53rd NC Infantry Enlisted 1-30-64 at Mecklenburg Co, NC.  Private.  Died 5-7-64 of dysenteria acuta at Lynchburg, VA.
    BAINES, Robert G. Co K, 52nd NC Infantry Enlisted 5-5-62 at Wake Co, NC.   Private, age 20.  Promoted 6-10-62 to Sergeant.  Promoted Sept 1862 to Sergeant Major and transferred to Field & Staff.  Wounded and POW 7-3-63 at Gettysburg, PA.  Died 7-13-63 of wounds at Gettysburg, PA.
    BAIRD, John A. Co H, 24th NC Infantry Enlisted 9-20-64 at Wake Co, NC.  Private, resident of Anson Co, NC.  AWOL 1-30-65.  POW April 1865 at Five Forks, VA.
    BAITY, David W. Co F, 42nd NC Infantry Enlisted 12-2-62 at Rowan Co, NC.  Private, age 28.  Deserted 3-31-63.
    BAITY, J. W. Co A, 57th NC Infantry Enlisted 7-4-62 at Rowan Co, NC.  Private, 33, tobacconist.  Died 12-25-62 of variola confluent at a Richmond, VA. hospital.
    BAITY, James D. Co G, 5th NC Infantry Enlisted 8-13-62 at Northhampton Co, NC.  Private, age 31, resident of Rowan Co, NC.  POW 5-12-64 at Spotsylvania Court House, VA.
    BAKER, Aaron W. Co E, 11th NC Infantry Enlisted 4-19-64 at Mecklenburg Co, NC.  Private.
    BAKER, Alexander Co D, 26th NC Infantry Enlisted 6-10-61 at Wake Co, NC.  Private.  Wounded July 1863 at Gettysburg, PA.
    BAKER, Alfred Co F, 23rd NC Infantry Enlisted 9-1-61 at Catawba Co, NC.  Private.  Promoted 5-11-62 to Corporal.  Wounded 5-31-62 at Seven Pines, VA and discharged for wounds 7-4-62.  Mustered in again 6-6-64.  POW 9-19-64 at Winchester, VA.
    BAKER, Barton Co F, 23rd NC Infantry Enlisted 9-19-64 at Catawba Co, NC.  POW 9-19-64 at Winchester, VA.  POW 4-6-65 at Farmville, VA.
    BAKER, Beard Co C, 7th NC Infantry Enlisted 8-20-62.  Private.  Killed 9-17-62 at Sharpsburg, MD.
    BAKER, David J. Co I, 35th NC Infantry Enlisted 8-14-62 at Catawba Co, NC.  Private.  Sick November 1864.
    BAKER, George Franklin Co B, 53rd NC Infantry Enlisted 3-14-62 at Mecklenburg Co, NC.  Wounded 7-3-63 at Gettysburg, PA.  Wounded 10-19-64 at Cedar Creek, VA.  
    BAKER, George Henry Co F, 38th NC Infantry Enlisted 10-31-61 at Catawba Co, NC.  Corporal, age 37, farmer.  Wounded 7-1-63 at Gettysburg, PA.  POW 5-6-64 at Wilderness, VA.

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