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North Carolina 43rd Infantry, Company B (Confederate)

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Company mustered in on April 16th, 1861.

Notable Battles:

  • Gettysburg fought on July 1st, 1863 near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (9 wounded, 1 died, 3 imprisoned)
  • Totopotomoy Creek fought on May 30th, 1864 near Bethesda Church, Virginia (4 wounded, 0 died, 0 imprisoned)
  • Cool Spring fought on July 18th, 1864 near Snicker's Gap, Virginia (3 wounded, 1 died, 0 imprisoned)
  • Third Winchester fought on September 19th, 1864 near Winchester, Virginia (7 wounded, 1 died, 7 imprisoned)
  • Cedar Creek fought on October 19th, 1864 near Strasburg;Cedar Creek, Virginia (0 wounded, 0 died, 4 imprisoned)
  • Third Petersburg fought on April 2nd, 1865 near Petersburg, Virginia (1 wounded, 0 died, 5 imprisoned)

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 122
  • First Enlistment Place: Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
  • First Enlistment Date: 1861-04-16 (1 soldier)
  • Most Common Enlistment Place: Union County, North Carolina (50 soldiers)
  • Most Common Residence for 1862: Union County, North Carolina (78 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 16 -- Presley, Caswell
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 45 -- Fowler, George W
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 25.7 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 24.0 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 39 (30%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 52 (40%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 38 (29%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 30 (23%)

Commander List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)

Soldier List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)