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S. McD. Tate
S. McD. Tate

Confederate (CSV)


Samuel McDowell Tate

Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th North Carolina Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Originally Captain, Company D, he was promoted Major on 11 June 1862.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the neck in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg while second-in-command of the regiment.

The remainder of the War:
Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in July 1863, and wounded in action at Cedar Creek, VA in October 1864.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Iobst1. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the volume, extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW. The photoraph here from Clark2.


1   Iobst, Richard William, and Louis H. Manarin, Wade Lucas, The Bloody Sixth : the Sixth North Carolina Regiment, Confederate States of America, Raleigh: North Carolina Confederate Centennial Commission, 1965, pg. 284  [AotW citation 6307]

2   Clark, Walter, editor, Histories of the Several Regiments and Battalions from North Carolina in the Great War, 1861-1865, 5 vols., Raleigh and Goldsboro (NC): E. M. Uzzell, Nash Brothers, printers, 1901, Vol. 1, before pg. 293  [AotW citation 6321]

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