W. A. JenkinsHome State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company I.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action on 14 September 1862.
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.
Captured at South Mountain and confined to Fort Delaware until Nov/62. Later promoted to Sergeant, but reduced to ranks due to protracted illness. Paroled at Appomattox April 9/65.
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, pp. 422 - 448 [AotW citation 6402]
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