Aquila Todd(c. 1832 - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Bertie County, he enlisted in Company F, 5th North Carolina Infantry on 8 June 1861 at age 29.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was reported killed, but actually mortally wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He died in a hospital in Frederick, MD about 11 weeks after he was wounded. Originally buried "on west side of and in the cemetery at Frederick." Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from Pruett1. Service data from Moore2. Death details from Bertie County history posted to NCGenWeb by Gerald W. Thomas.
Death Date: 12/02/1862 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 5007]
2 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. 180 [AotW citation 9783]
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