Hugh Rufus Forbis(? - 1863)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company B.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded and captured in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other 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 Date: 10/27/1863 Death Place: Richmond, VA
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]
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