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Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant

James Basinger

(c. 1831 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 34th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 30 year old merchant in Rowan County, NC, he enlisted as Sergeant, Company D, 34th North Carolina Infantry on 9 September 1861 in Rowan County. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant on 20 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in Rowan County on 21 November 1862.

References & notes

Service from the Roster.1

Birth

c. 1831; Rowan County, NC

Death

11/21/1862 Rowan County, NC

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-, Vol. 9  [AotW citation 20105]