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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Charles Thomas Bass

(c. 1828 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 34 year old farmer in Sampson County, he mustered as Private, Company G, 3rd North Carolina Infantry on 23 July 1862 in Sampson County.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862 and died the same day.

The rest of the War

Originally buried "west of George Line's house in his new ground along side of an old white oak tree near his pond" near the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Basic information from Moore1 and the Roster,2 via the Historical Data Systems database. Burial from Pruitt,3 who has him as Private, 1st North Carolina Infantry, Company not given. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1828; Sampson County, NC

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD

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. 1, pp. 104 - 105  [AotW citation 6107]

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-  [AotW citation 19080]

3   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 4553]