Daniel ByrdHome State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Johnston County, he enlisted in Company C, 5th North Carolina Infantry on 15 July 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Probably killed or mortally wounded in action on the Maryland Campaign.
The remainder of the War:
Originally buried "on west side of and in the cemetery at Frederick" - likely Mt. Olivet. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874, but possibly still at Mt. Olivet.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from Pruett1, who lists him as Daniel Bird. Listed also by Farino and Pearcey2, with death date. Service data from Moore3.
Death Date: 10/08/1862 Death Place: Frederick, MD Burial Place: Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD
1 Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials , Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010 [AotW citation 4561]
2 Farino, Greg, and J. Ronald Pearcey, superintendent, Confederate Soldiers buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010 [AotW citation 5069]
3 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, pg. 166 [AotW citation 9782]
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