Cornelius M. Mebane(1839 - 1908)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Originally enlisted in Company F, 6th North Carolina Infantry on 10 June 1861. He was appointed Quartermaster Sergeant of the regiment on 14 September, and Sergeant-Major on 29 November 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 14 September 1862 - slightly, in the face - on Suuth Mountain. He was promoted to Adjutant (and First Lieutenant) of the regiment on 16 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was wounded in action at Rappahannock Station, VA in November 1863. He was listed as absent, wounded through at least December 1864.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Iobst1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. His picture here from Clark2. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the volume, extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW.
|Birth Date: 06/14/1839 |
Death Date: 01/28/1908 Burial Place: Green Hill Cemetery, Greensboro, NC
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 6308]
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 6322]
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