Isaac West Goforth(c. 1834 - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 49th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as 3rd Sergeant, Company G, 49th North Carolina Infantry on 18 March 1862 on the original organization of the Regiment.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Service information from Moore1, with further details from Census and military roster data on his gravesite on Findagrave.
|Place of Birth: Cleveland County, NC |
Death Date: 9/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Preston Goforth Cemetery, Cleveland County, NC
1 Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. III, pg. 412 [AotW citation 12283]
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