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Confederate (CSV)


Allen King

(c. 1842 - ?)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 19 year old farmer in Wayne County, he enlisted as Private, Company A, 27th North Carolina Infantry on 1 June 1861 at Fort Macon, NC.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the right arm in action on 17 September 1862 and captured.

The rest of the War

His arm was amputated, and he was briefly at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD - 15-16 October, then sent on to Fort McHenry in Baltimore. He was paroled there on 19 October and exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA on 22 October 1862. He was discharged for wounds on 6 November 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Wilson1 and the Roster.2 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.3


c. 1842; Wayne County, NC


1   Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15  [AotW citation 9815]

2   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-  [AotW citation 25815]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #1.061  [AotW citation 25816]