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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Daniel Byrd

(? - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Johnston County, he enlisted in Company C, 5th North Carolina Infantry on 15 July 1861.

On the Campaign

Probably killed or mortally wounded in action on the Maryland Campaign.

The rest 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 & 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

10/08/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD

Notes

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]