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Confederate (CSV)

Corporal

Hugh Rufus Forbis

(? - 1863)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was in Company B.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Held at Fort Delaware until exchanged on 10 November. Wounded in the hip at Bristoe Station, VA on 14 October 1863. Hospitalized at Richmond, VA where he died of wounds on 27 October 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Wilson1. Some detail from the US Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors Database. Further detail from Company B roster data posted online by the reenactors of the Guilford Greys. Last name also seen as Forbes.

Death

10/27/1863; Richmond, VA

Notes

1   Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15  [AotW citation 9844]