Jacob Sherrill(1832 - 1911)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 49th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Catawba County, he was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company I, 49th North Carolina Infantry on 19 March 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
He was promoted to First Lieutenant to date from 1 February 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Moore1. Details about his wounding from W.A. Day's True History of Company I, 49th Regiment, North Carolina Troops (1893) online from the North Carolina Digital Collections, State Library. Life dates from family genealogists, who also posted a post-war photo online.
|Birth Date: 3/27/1832 |
Death Date: 1/27/1911
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. 418 [AotW citation 12341]
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