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THE CIVIL WAR
in and around UNION COUNTY, North Carolina

 

 

 

Confederate Pensioners from Union Co., NC

Confederate Units Raised in Union County, N.C. - Unit Rosters!

Union Co., NC & Anson Co., NC Confederate Militia

Misc. Articles about the Civil War & Veterans of Union Co, NC

History of Skirmish at Wilson's Store, Union County, NC ~ 1865

Scrimmage at Lancaster, S.C. ~ 1865

Union Co, NC Confederates buried at Stonewall Cemetery, Winchester, Virginia

Union Co, NC Courthouse & Confederate Monument, c1910-1927

Union Co, NC Confederate Era $3.50 Bond - 1863

Union Co, NC Confederate Era 10 Note - 1863

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Confederate Veterans
in front of the Union County, NC       
Courthouse c. 1928.

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VETERANS PHOTOGRAPHS

-Godfrey James - Private, Company E, 49th NC Infantry

-Reuben James - Union County's Last Confederate Veteran -Reuben James - at 1937 Memorial Day Ceremony

-Moses McCoy - Company B, 15th N.C. Infantry ("Monroe Light Infantry")

-Daniel Starnes - Company B, 43rd NC Infantry

-Camp Walkup U.C.V. in front of Courthouse, 1922 (w/James Pearson Broome)

-Survivors of the 45th Regiment N.C. Troops

-Veterans in front of the Courthouse (abt. 1909-1919)

-Unidentified Veterans Group photo - Union County?

-Confederate Veteran Photos from the Heritage Room's Photograph Collection

ALSO, check my Union County Family Photos page for more veterans!

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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


 

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS.

Letter from John C. Price (of Co. F, 48th NC Infantry) of Union County, NC to wife Lydia in 1863 from Virginia. He died in 1864. (offsite link)

Book: On Sherman's Trail: The Civil War's North Carolina Climax (numerous pages on Anson and Union Counties)

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A FEW OTHER CIVIL WAR RESOURCES OF THE AREA:

 

MY ANSON COUNTY, NC CIVIL WAR PAGE

MECKLENBURG COUNTY, NC
CIVIL WAR ROSTERS ON THE WEB

SEARCH FOR YOUR CIVIL WAR ANCESTOR HERE!

North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865: A Roster


 

 

MORE UNION COUNTY HISTORY & GENEALOGY

 

 

 

 

 


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