Joseph Henry Hyman(1835 - 1901)
Home State: North Carolina
Command Billet: Company Officer
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was from Edgecombe County, and was commissioned Captain of Company G of the 13th Regiment on 1 May 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was in command at Sharpsburg on 17 September in place of Lieutenant Colonel Ruffin, who had been wounded on South Mountain on the 14th.
The remainder of the War:
He was promoted to Major of the Regiment on 15 October 1862, and to Lieutenant Colonel (to date from 6 March 1863). He was promoted to Colonel of the Regiment in June 1863 after Colonel Scales was made Brigadier General (dated 13 January 1863). He was wounded in action on 1 July of that year at Gettysburg in command of the Regiment. He was with the unit through the rest of the War to the surrender at Appomattox Courthouse on 9 April 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Service history from Moore's Roster1.
|Birth Date: 03/24/1835 Place of Birth: Edgecombe, NC |
College: University of North Carolina Graduating Year: 1855
Death Date: 02/06/1901 Death Place: Stephenville, TX Burial Place: Oakwood Cemetery, Fort Worth, TX
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. 471, 494 [AotW citation 1039]
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