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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Samuel McRorie

(1843 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Union County, he enlisted as Private on 1 May 1861 at age 19 in Company B, 15th NC Infantry.

On the Campaign

Captured at Boonsboro, MD on 16 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Confined at Fort Delaware, DE, and transferred (paroled?) about 2 October at Aiken's Landing, VA. Exchanged on 10 November, and returned to duty. Killed in action on 13 December 1862 at Fredericksburg, VA.

References & notes

Service data from Moore1, with POW details from a Company B Roster compiled by Julie Hampton Ganis, who has him as McCrory. Some genealogists spell it McRory.

Birth

1843 in NC

Death

12/13/1862 Fredericksburg, VA

Notes

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, pg. 553  [AotW citation 7546]