Cornelius M. MebaneHome State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Originally enlisted in Company F, he was appointed the regiment's Sergeant-Major in 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.
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. Photo 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 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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