Enlisted on May 30, 1861 at the age of 22. Captured at the battle of Seven Pines and presumed dead. His family was notified
as such. He was promoted to Sgt. Major in the early part of 1864. He was wounded at Spotsylvania Courthouse and returned to
duty in Dec. 1864. He was paroled at Appomattox.
Sent in by John ussery.
Enlisted at the age of 24 on May 30, 1861. Mustered in as a Pvt. and elected to 2nd. Lt. Wounded at Seven Pines. Returned
to duty. Wounded at Chancellorsville in the elbow and body. Dropped from the role in 1864.
William A. McKethan
Enlisted at the age of 21 August 11, 1861. He was the first man from Co. D killed in battle. He was killed at the battle
of Seven Pines. on May 31, 1862.
By Dewey McRae
Photo and picture sent in by James M. Thompson Jr.
Great- Great Grandson
My Great-Great Grandfather:
Jackson Alexander Howard
B- 08 December 1843
D-25 January 1930 Mooresville,
Iredell County, NC.
Pvt. Jackson Howard
23rd NC Co K
ENLISTED AUGUST 20, 1862
Residence: Lincoln County, North Carolina
Enlistment Date: 20 Aug 1862
Enlistment Place: Iredell County, North Carolina
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: North Carolina
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 20 August 1862 at the age of 19.
Enlisted in Company K, 23rd Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 20 Aug 1862.
|Pvt Christopher C. Crouch
Pvt. Christopher Crouch enlisted on May 30, 1861. He was wounded at the battle of Cold Harbor on June 27, 1862. He returned
to duty and was again wounded at South Mountain on Sept. 14, 1862. He was captured at the "Bloody Angle" while engaged in
the hand to hand fighting at the battle of Spottsylvania. He was confined at Point Lookout Md. He was paroled on May 12, 1865.
He died on Oct. 20,1914.
Sent in by Charles Purser, His Great Grandson
Capt. Alexander T. Cole
Enlisted at the age of 21 on May 30, 1861. Mustered in as Sgt. but was reduced to Pvt. on Sept. 10, 1861.Elected Capt.
on May 10, 1862.He was struck by seven bullets at or near Malvern Hill Va.Wounded at Sharpsburg Sept. 17, 1862. Wounded in
the foot at Chancellorsville. He was captured while being taken to the rear.Confined at Washington and paroled May 18 1863.
Captured at Spotsylvania Court House May 10, 1864.Confined at Fort Delaware and taken to Hilton Head Island on Nov. 19, 1864.
Taken back to Fort Delaware on March 1 ,1865. Released on June 8, 1865, after taking the oath of allegiance.
Clarks Regiments states'Too few if any, of all the sons of the south was given to endure more and suffer more in her
defense than this gallant officer".
His gandson 'still living at the age of 91' still remembers him talking about the war.He still had a bullet
in his hip when he died.
Sent in by Jack Blackney.
James H. Chappell
Enlisted at the age of 21. Mustered in as a private and was elected as 2nd. Lt.Then he was promoted to 1st. Lt.Wounded
at Gaines Mill. Returned and was wounded at South Mountain. He was severly wounded at Gettysburg and taken prisoner. Confined
at Johnson's Island Ohio. Tranfered to City Point Va. and died of old wounds.
Enlisted at 19. Brother to James Chappell. Captured at Seven Pines. Exchanged and returned to duty.Captured at Gettysburg
while tending to his brother James who was wounded. Sent to James Island N.Y. He was paroled and returned to duty. Wounded
and captured at Winchester Va. He had his right arm amputated. Died in 1890.
Sent in by Mark McKenzie.