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J.F. Stancill

J.F. Stancill

Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant

Jesse F. Stancill

(c. 1834 - ?)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 27, from Rowan County, he was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company B, 4th North Carolina Infantry on 16 May 1861 in Rowan County. He was promoted to First Lieutenant, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Captain on 11 February 1863 and was wounded in action at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May and Gettysburg, PA on 2 July. He was appointed Major of the regiment on 31 March 1864, but wounded again, at Snicker's Gap, VA on 18 July 1864. He was on furlough in February 1865, paroled at Salisbury, NC on 19 May, and took the oath of allegiance on 30 May 1865.

References & notes

Service from Moore1 and the Roster 2 via the Historical Data Systems database. His presence at Sharpsburg from General D.H. Hill's Report. He's seen in some records as Jesse F. Stansill. His picture from one in Clark.3

Birth

c. 1834

Notes

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. 1, pp. 125-126  [AotW citation 21450]

2   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 21451]

3   Clark, Walter, editor, Histories of the Several Regiments and Battalions from North Carolina in the Great War, 1861-1865, 5 vols., Raleigh and Goldsboro (NC): E. M. Uzzell, Nash Brothers, printers, 1901, Vol. 1, opposite pg. 229  [AotW citation 21452]