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Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

Henry Coon

(? - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 22, from Lincoln County, he mustered as Private, Company B, 23rd North Carolina Infantry on 23 May 1861 in Lincoln County. He was promoted to Corporal in November 1861 and Sergeant on 10 May 1862. He was wounded at Seven Pines, VA on 31 May 1862 and returned to duty, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 14 September 1862 at Fox's Gap on South Mountain.

References & notes

Basic information from Nixon1. Service from the Roster 2 via the Historical Data Systems database.

Death

09/14/1862 Fox's Gap, MD

Notes

1   Nixon, Alfred, and WJ Hoke Camp, UCV, Roster of Confederate Soldiers ... Lincoln County, North Carolina, Lincolnton (NC): Journal Print, 1905, pg. 21  [AotW citation 12266]

2   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-  [AotW citation 19297]