Samuel McRorie(1843 - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 15th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Union County, he enlisted as Private on 1 May 1861 at age 19 in Company B, 15th NC Infantry.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Captured at Boonsboro, MD on 16 September 1862.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other 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 State: NC |
Death Date: 12/13/1862 Death Place: Fredericksburg, 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, pg. 553 [AotW citation 7546]
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