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Confederate (CSV)

Private

James H. Butler

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 18th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 21, from Rutherford County, he mustered as Private, Company E, 18th North Carolina Infantry on 18 July 1862 at Camp Hill.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by accidental gunshot, mortally, at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 3 November 1862 in a hospital in Staunton, VA.

References & notes

Service from the Roster 1 via the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on FIndagrave.

Birth

c. 1841; Rutherford County, NC

Death

11/03/1862 Staunton, VA; burial in Thornrose Cemetery, Staunton, VA

Notes

1   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-  [AotW citation 19250]