Joseph Phelps(c. 1845 - 1863)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 15th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Then living in Bertie County, he enlisted at age 17 in Company A, 15th North Carolina Infantry on 15 July 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He died of wounds on 8 January 1863 in Staunton, VA.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Moore1. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through Moore and extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW. Further detail from Gerald Thomas posted to NCGenWeb.
|Place of Birth: Northampton County , NC |
Death Date: 01/08/1863 Death Place: Staunton, VA
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. 546 - 550 [AotW citation 7519]
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