Moses Gordy(1830 - 1864)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 46th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
A farmer, he enlisted in the Randolph Rangers - soon Company G of the 46th Infantry - on 12 March 1862, from Randolph County.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the leg in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg, and captured.
The remainder of the War:
By 15 October he was at No. 5 General Hospital at Frederick, MD. He was paroled through Fortress Monroe, VA and treated at Chimborazo Hospital, Richmond, VA. He returned to his Company in December 1862. He was killed in action on 4 May 1864 in the Wilderness, VA.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Moore1. Further details from family genealogist Mack Gordy on Moses' father's gravesite on Findagrave.
|Place of Birth: Randolph County, NC |
Death Date: 05/04/1864 Death Place: The Wilderness, VA
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. 3, pp. 313 - 315 [AotW citation 12804]
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