Benjamin Chistopher Columbus Armstrong(1837 - 1910)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 15th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Edgecombe County, he enlisted as Private in Company K in May 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action on South Mountain at Crampton's Gap on 14 September 1862.
After the War:
He was a farm laborer and did other work, and lived in Rocky Mount Township after the War.
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 details from family genealogies online.
|Birth Date: 05/00/1837 Birth State: NC |
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. 571 - 579 [AotW citation 7569]
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