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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Nelson Morrison

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 19, from Gaston County, he mustered as Private, Company B, 23rd North Carolina Infantry on 15 March 1862 in Lincoln County.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 14 September 1862 at Fox's Gap on South Mountain and died the same day in Middletown, MD.

References & notes

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

Birth

c. 1843

Death

09/14/1862 Middletown, MD

Notes

1   Nixon, Alfred, and WJ Hoke Camp, UCV, Roster of Confederate Soldiers ... Lincoln County, North Carolina, Lincolnton (NC): Journal Print, 1905, pg. 23  [AotW citation 12271]

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 19300]