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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Theophilus Arey

(1836 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 48th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Iredell County, he enlisted there on 1 August 1862 as Private, Company C, 48th North Carolina Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was paroled on 22 September and probably sent to a hospital in Richmond, VA where he died on 26 November 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Moore 1 and the Roster,2 both as Thomas S. Arey. Thanks to Chris Arey for the pointer to his ancestor and his correct name, and for his personal details.

His brothers Charles and Luther were also in Company C and also wounded at Sharpsburg.

Birth

09/02/1836; Iredell County, NC

Death

11/26/1862 Richmond, VA

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. 3, pg. 365  [AotW citation 24455]

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-, Vol. 11  [AotW citation 24456]