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Federal (CSV)

Sergeant

Isaac West Goforth

(c. 1834 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 49th North Carolina Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted as 3rd Sergeant, Company G, 49th North Carolina Infantry on 18 March 1862 on the original organization of the Regiment.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

References & notes

Service information from Moore1, with further details from Census and military roster data on his gravesite on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1834; Cleveland County, NC

Death

9/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Preston Goforth Cemetery, Cleveland County, NC

Notes

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]