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Company A, 49th Regiment of NC Troops

This unit was raised and enlisted of troops from McDowell and Rutherford Counties. The company functioned as part of the regiment, formed in McDowell County in March 1862, for the entirety of the war. General Robert Ransom served as the Commander of the 49th. Its exploits are reported as part of the regimental history. More detailed information on each of these soldiers can be found inNorth Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster, Volume X, Infantry, compiled by Weymouth T Jordan, Jrwith Unit Histories byLouis H Manarin. All genealogists owe a debt of gratitude to these gentlemen for their wonderful tribute to our ancestors.

OFFICERS

BLANTON, Joseph R, 5th Sergeant

CONLEY, H. Clay, 2nd Lieutenant

FLEMING, John H., 1st Lieutenant

FLEMMING, James Greenlee, 2nd Lieutenant

FLEMMING, John A., Captain

HIGGINS, James Martion, Captain

LYTLE, George W, Captain

LYTLE, Thomas Y., 2nd Lieutenant

NEAL, Jospeh Camp, 2nd Lieutenant

SHERRILL, James H., Captain

WHISNANT, Eli, 4th Sergeant, 3rd Lieutenant

 

PRIVATES

ADAMS, Richard, Died at Salisbury, NC, on November 1 or 10, 1862 of disease.

 BAXTER, Aaron F.

BEATY, John, killed 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg, MD.

BIRD, James A

BIRD, James H.

BLALOCK, Joseph B.

BLANTON, Joseph R.

BLANTON, William J, Died 10 October 1864 at Elmira Prison, NY.

BOWERS, John Anderson

BUTLER, Elisha, Died of typhoid febris 8 August 1862 in hospital at Petersburg, VA.

CAMP,  Richard L.

CANIPE, Eli

CARAWAY, Daniel M.

CARAWAY, James D. Lafayette, Died 12 May or 20 May 1862 of disease at Goldsboro, NC.

CHRISOWN,  Burton

COGGINS, John W., Killed at Sharpsburg, MD, on 17 September 1862.

CONDRY, David C.

CONNER, Samuel L.

COX, Edward A

COX, Harmon M.

CROW, James L

CROW, John, died 17 May 1863 at Wilmington, NC.

DAVIS, John A.

DAVIS,  Logan C., Died of disease in Raleigh, NC, on 10 May 1862.

DAVIS, Thomas A.

DAVIS, William B.

DAVIS, William Jasper, Died on or about 31 July 1862 of meningitis in hospital at Petersburg, VA.

DICKSON, James Joshua

DICKSON, William A.

EARLY, Frank

ENGLAND, Johial, Died 14 May 1862 at Goldsboro, NC of disease.

FINLAY,  Robert W., Killed 1 July 1862 at Malvern Hill, VA, the same day he was promoted to Corporal.

FLEMMING, William J.

GARDNER, Jeremiah A., Died on or about 5 August 1862 in hospital at Petersburg, VA.

GARVIN, Thomas W.

GOODSON, William A., Died of diease on 6 June 1862 at Goldsboro, NC.

GRAYSON, Alfred M, died 6 June 1862 at Goldsboro, NC.

GRAYSON, John S

GREEN, Henry

GRIST, Commodore D, Killed 15 December 1864 near Petersburg, VA.

GRIST, Doc

GUFFEY, Elijah P.

HAMBY, Millington P., Died at or near Petersburg, VA, on or about 5 October 1864.

HANEY, William

HARRIS, Francis M.

HARRISON, J. W.,

HOGAN, William

HOPIS, Joel

HUFFSTUTLER, Albert, Died 8 December 1864 at Petersburg, VA, hospital of wounds.

HUFFSTUTLER, Henry

HURT, James R., Died in hospital at Charlottesville, VA, 23 November 1862 of febris typhoides.

JACKSON, Gabriel

JAMES, Francis A.

JAMES, William L.

JOHNSON, William

JONES, William I.

JORDAN, James M., Killed 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg, MD.

JUSTICE, William A., Died on or about 9, July 1862 in hospital at Petersburg, VA, of typhoid febris.

KESTER, John

LEAKY, J. S.

LEWIS, James

LOWREY,  Alex, Died 6 July 1862 at Richmond, VA,  of wounds received at Malvern Hill, VA.

LYTLE, M. P.

MCCOY, Daniel M.

MCCURRY, Kaja J.

MCFARLAND, John M.

MCKINNEY, Henry Jr.

MCKINNEY, Henry, Sr.

MCKINNEY, Joseph

MCKINNY, Sampson

MANN, Benjamin M.

MANORS, Crayter J.

MANORS, James B, Died in hospital at Richmond, VA on 14 January 1863 of disease.

MARLOW, Elijah W.

MASHBURN, Baxter, Died on or about 23 July 1862 of thyphoid febris in hospital at Richmond, VA.

MEDFORD, William Riley

MELTON, Alfred, Killed 16, 17, or 18 June 1864 near Petersburg, VA.

MELTON, Elijah R., died at home in Rutherford County, NC,  21 September 1863 in NC of wounds received at Sharpsburg, VA.

MELTON, S. L., wounded at Sharpsburg

MELTON, Samuel

MELTON, W. Landrum

MOFFETT, J. R., Died 25 July 1864.

MOFFITT, James J.

MOFFITT, John N.

MOONEY, George W.

MOONEY, John

MOONEY, Robert J.

MOORE, R. H.

MORGAN, John D.

MORRISON, I. M.,

MORROW, McKibbin, Died in hospital at Petersburg, VA, on or about 18 August 1862 of dysenteria acuta.

MOSS, Abner C., Died 4 April 1863 of diarrhoea at Raleigh, NC.

MURRAY, W. D., Died at Point Lookout, MD, 17 May 1865 of pneumonia.

NEAL, Joseph Grayson

NESBITT, Benjamin

O'BRIEN, John

OWENS, Adam C.

PARKER, Joseph

PATTON, William

PENDERGRASS, Michael G.

PINKERTON, James R.

POPE, Albert

POPE, Elkanah

POPE, Franklin G., Died 11 August 1862 of febris thyphoides in hospital at Petersburg, VA.

POPE, John W.

POTEET, Francis M.

PRICHARD, Henry

QUEEN, George W., Died 15 February 1863 at hospital in Petersburg, VA, of febris typhoides.

QUEEN, Jeremiah M.

QUEEN, William

REEL, John H.

RHOM, Robert

ROSS, Spencer, Died 18 May 1862 at Goldsboro, NC, of disease.

RUMFELT, James S.

RUMFELT, John L., Died 29 June 1862 of pneumonia at hospital in Petersburg, VA.

SANDLIN, George L.

SHEHAN, Edward A.

SHEHAN, Hodge, Killed neart Petersburg, VA, 5 July 1864.

SHERRELL, W.

SMART, Philow Whitefield, killed near Petersburg, Virginia, June 21 - July 1, 1864.

SMART, William Gettys   Contact others researching this hero...

Born in Rutherford County where he resided as a laborer prior to enlisting in McDowell County, NC on February 26, 1862 at the age of 31.  

He served with this unit until transferred to the Reserve Corp in July or August of 1864

Private Smart's descendant informs us he is buried at Double Shoals Baptist Church in Cleveland County, NC.

TOWERY, John

WALKER, Alfred

WALKER, James W.

WALKER, Jerry, Sr.

WALKER, Jerry L.

WALKER, John, wounded at Sharpsburg. Buried at Polkville Methodist Church, Polkville, in Cleveland County NC

WALKER, Jonathan

WALKER, Washington

WARD, Jethro

WATKINS, George E., Killed 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg, MD.

WEST, Alxeander

WEST, Thomas, Died in McDowell County on 9 or 18 April 1863 of disease.

WHISNANT, Elkanah, wounded at Sharpsburg

WHISNANT, Ephraim


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