(1842 - 1920)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
He was a student in Wilson, NC at outbreak of the War and volunteered for service. He in the garrison at Fort Macon for two months. His company then became part of the 9th North Carolina Infantry - soon after Company F, 4th North Carolina State Troops.
On the Campaign
He was with his Company on the Maryland Campaign.
The rest of the War
He served to the surrender in April 1865.
References & notes
His presence on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg from his own Reminiscences; typescript available online from the North Carolina Digital Collections at the State Library. His children all seem to spell their last name Marshburn.
09/07/1842; Edgecombe County, near Battleboro, NC
09/15/1920 Rocky Mount, NC; burial in Ellen Family Cemetery, Dortches, NC