THE CIVIL WAR
in and around UNION COUNTY, North Carolina
in front of the Union County, NC
Courthouse c. 1928.
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-Col. Henry King Burgwyn - 26th N.C. Infantry ("Waxhaw Jackson Guards") - offsite link
-Reuben James - Union County's Last Confederate Veteran-Reuben James - at 1937 Memorial Day Ceremony
-Moses McCoy - Co. B, 15th N.C. Infantry ("Monroe Light Infantry")
-Camp Walkup U.C.V. in front of Courthouse, 1922 (w/James Pearson Broome)
-Survivors of the 45th Regiment N.C. Troops
ALSO, check my Union County Family Photos page for more veterans!
Photographs of the following Civil War Soldiers from Union County, N.C. (and possibly others that I may have overlooked) can be found in the book:
STATE TROOPS AND VOLUNTEERS: A Photographic Record of North Carolina's Civil War Soldiers, Vol. 1 - by Greg Mast, 1995. This book is out of print, but can be found at many libraries.
-Lieut. Colonel John Benjamin ASHCRAFT - Co. D, 37th Regt. N.C. Troops (the "North Carolina Defenders")
-Pvt. Robert Nathaniel BIVENS - Co. D, 37th Regt. N.C. Troops (the "North Carolina Defenders") and wife Ellen Elizabeth AUSTIN BIVENS.
-2nd Lieut. Calvin DICKERSON - Co. B, 26h Regt. N.C. Troops (the "Waxhaw Jackson Guards") and Co. D, 48th Regt. N.C. Troops
-Capt. William A. LANEY - Co. E, 48th Regt. N.C. Troops
-Pvt. Henry PLYLER - Co. E, 48th Regt. N.C. Troops and wife Emeline DICKERSON PLYLER
-3rd Lieut. Peter PLYLER - Co. E, 48th Regt. N.C. Troops and wife Caroline RICHARDSON PLYLER
-Pvt. Phillip PLYLER - Co. E, 48th Regt. N.C. Troops and wife Mary Ann RICHARDSON PLYLER
-Pvt. John Exum SMITH - Co. F, 35th Regt. N.C. Troops (the "Redwine Beauregards")
-Samuel Hoey WALKUP - Brigadier General of North Carolina Militia
Book: On Sherman's Trail: The Civil War's North Carolina Climax (numerous pages on Anson and Union Counties)
A FEW OTHER CIVIL WAR RESOURCES OF THE AREA:
Census Records | Vital Records | Family Trees & Communities | Immigration Records | Military Records Directories & Member Lists | Family & Local Histories | Newspapers & Periodicals | Court, Land & Probate | Finding Aids