Napoleon Bonaparte Newsom(1833 - ?)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company E, enlisitng as Private on 27 May 1861. Appointed 1st Corporal September 17, 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded and captured in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Paroled at Hoffman Hospital October 1, 1862. Transferred to Company G, May 1864. No later record.
After the War:
He was a farmer and city marshall in Reynolds, Taylor County, GA.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Ranger951. Additional details from genealogists and US Federal censuses. He died later than 1900. His middle name is seen both with and without an 'e' at the end.
|Birth Date: 05/00/1833 Birth State: GA |
Burial Place: New Hope (Little Vine) Cemetery, Reynolds, GA
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /infantry/6th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 9627]
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